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Tag: Men's Basketball

Notebook: Players praise Dru Smith for on-court leadership

Mitchell Smith and Torrence Watson also talked about improving their leadership skills this offseason.

Porter goes undrafted, cannot return to NCAA

The 19-year-old tore was sidelined this season with a combo of ligament tears.

Four games that shaped fate of MU basketball’s ‘18 season

Early season adversity led to late season struggles, landing the Tigers near the bottom of the SEC at the conclusion of the 2018-2019 season.

Jontay Porter re-tears ACL, future unclear

A team spokesman confirmed the MU sophomore’s injury, but could not provide further details.

Geist passes torch in season-ending loss

A 25-point performance by senior Jordan Geist was closely trailed by a 20-point game from freshman Torrence Watson.

Missouri season ends with 81-71 loss to Auburn

Jordan Geist had a game-high 25 points in his final game for Missouri.

Pinson and Smith’s supporting roles lead Missouri to SEC Tournament win

Xavier Pinson scored 15 points while Mitchell Smith shot 3-for-3 from the field with three steals.

Missouri tops Georgia 71-61 in opening round of SEC Tournament

Jordan Geist scored a career-high 30 points in the opening round of the SEC Tournament, one-third of which came from the charity stripe.

Jeronne Maymon rejoins Cuonzo Martin after injury-riddled basketball career

After his playing career was derailed by knee injuries, Jeronne Maymon is reunited with his former head coach as a graduate assistant at Missouri.

Preview: Missouri heads to Nashville for SEC Tournament

The Tigers will take on the Georgia Bulldogs exactly one week after the two teams met for the first and only time during the regular season.

John Brown joins MU basketball legends in Mizzou Arena rafters

The 1971-1973 Missouri forward had an illustrious basketball career and finally saw his No. 50 retired on Saturday.

Freshmen show promise in senior day loss

Torrence Watson and Xavier Pinson combined for 34 points in Saturday’s loss to Ole Miss.

Missouri falls 73-68 in final minutes of regular season against Ole Miss

The freshman duo of Xavier Pinson and Torrence Watson led the Tigers on senior day, both with career-high performances.

Georgia, Ole Miss games offer swan songs for Geist, Puryear

Puryear is one of six players in school history to start 116 games in his career.

Puryear sets new season-high, pulls self and MU out of rut

The senior has posted a low-scoring average this season, but exploded in Saturday afternoon’s defeat of South Carolina.

Missouri tops South Carolina, 78-63

Torrence Watson poured in a career-high 20 points to lead Missouri.

Torrence Watson leads Tigers in low-scoring loss to Mississippi State

The freshman tied his season-high with 12 points in Tuesday evening’s 68-49 loss against the Bulldogs.

Triumphs and tribulations: How Jordan Geist has become a leader for MU basketball

As he prepares to end a basketball career that started at just 2 months old, those close to Geist recognize what’s made him the player and leader he is today.

Missouri falls 64-60 to Florida

The Gators took advantage of an 11-minute second half stretch where Jeremiah Tilmon was benched with four fouls to come back from a 12-point deficit.

Tilmon’s value evident in 66-58 loss to Kentucky

With Tilmon on the floor, Missouri traded punches with No. 4 Kentucky. With him absent, Missouri was run off the court.