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Tag: Men's Basketball

Missouri falters offensively but defeats Morehead State

Mark Smith finished with a season-high 21 points.

Pingeton, Martin hit and miss on top prospects heading into season

Both the men’s and women’s teams have earned one commitment from the class of 2020.

Missouri fights back but falls in overtime to No. 21 Xavier

Dru Smith finished with 22 points, 10 rebounds and four assists.

Nikko hoping for strong end to Missouri career

The big man has focused on becoming more of a leader in his senior season.

Sophomore trio looks to step up for Missouri

Torrence Watson, Javon Pickett and Xavier Pinson scored a combined 21.4 points per game last year.

Tilmon powers Missouri past Incarnate Word in 82-42 opening night win

Tilmon had 16 points and seven rebounds in the blowout win.

Two different basketball teams enter season with high hopes

Two different basketball teams enter season with high hopes

Four takeaways from Missouri’s lone exhibition

The Tigers overcame a slow first half to beat Central Missouri 80-56.

Team of the Decade: Who made The Maneater’s best men’s basketball team from 2010 to 2019

Missouri have had five NCAA Tournament appearances in the past 10 seasons.

Notebook: Missouri, Mark Smith struggle in first half, rebound in second

The junior was 1-7 shooting during the opening half.

Missouri to play smaller, more versatile lineup this season

Mitchell Smith looks to be a key part of the offense with his combination of height and shooting ability.

Love chooses UNC in Tuesday night commitment

The 5-star point guard had narrowed down his options to UNC and Missouri on Sept. 25.

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.