Before the Black and Gold scrimmage on Friday, the Missouri men's basketball team practiced at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday. The Tigers, ranked last in the Southeastern Conference in preseason polls, look to put two losing seasons behind them in 2016-17. Missouri coach Kim Anderson is in his third year with the team.
Freshman forward Mitchell Smith, 5, practices his shooting and ball-handling on Tuesday.
Sophomore guard K.J. Walton, 11, makes a shot while warming up for practice on Tuesday, Oct. 25.
Sophomore guard Jordan Geist, 15, looks to the basket before shooting at the team’s practice on Tuesday.
Sophomore guard Jordan Geist, 15, smiles before shooting a two-point shot during the team’s practice on Tuesday.
Freshman forward Mitchell Smith, 5, falls back as he sinks the basket in warmups.
Mizzou men's basketball coach Kim Anderson watches as his players run through drills at the beginning of practice.
Freshman forward Willie Jackson, 2, awaits for the basketball as he prepares to drive toward the basket.
Freshman forward Reed Nikko, 14, who underwent dual hip surgery in the offseason, gets ready to shoot the ball during warmups.
Junior forward Jordan Barnett, 21, a transfer from Texas, watches as his three point shot falls through the net.
Junior guard Brett Rau, 10, and sophomore forward Adam Wolf, 32, warm up during practice on Tuesday.
Freshman guard Frankie Hughes, 3, watches his shot fall through the net.