Despite missing 16 consecutive shots in the middle of the game, the Missouri Tigers women’s basketball team beat Missouri State, 65-61.
The Tigers were looking good all over for awhile Tuesday night, but that didn’t last once Sophie Cunningham left due to foul trouble.
Sophie Cunningham’s senior season began with a 31-point effort as the Tigers took care of business in Macomb, Illinois.
The Tigers used the exhibition stage to spread out playing time across the roster against the Division II Griffons.
After the exit of several key contributors in the frontcourt, the Tigers will send out a faster-paced, positionless lineup this year.
Robin Pingeton has won 482 total games in 21 years as a head coach, and has built great relationships along the way.
Missouri brings in two recruits from the ESPN top 100 for its latest class.
ESPN ranks the Whitfield High senior the No. 8 overall 2019 recruit.
Akira Levy serenaded the crowd and Xavier Pinson showed his leaping ability to give fans a taste of the upcoming season at Mizzou Arena.
In light of flooding that forced MU to uproot the floor and reveal the original court, former director of Hearnes Center Tim Hickman provides a tour of the arena, through memorable moments in Mizzou athletics.
The three-year starter was forced to medically retire by a lingering knee injury, leaving a gaping hole in the frontcourt for Missouri women’s hoops.
Missouri’s season ended after a 80-70 loss to Florida Gulf Coast in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday.
Missouri will play in the NCAA Tournament for the third straight season.
Breaking down the Bracketology: What last weekend’s SEC Tournament loss could spell for Missouri women’s basketball come tournament time
After a regular-season-ending loss and a brief appearance in the SEC Tournament, the Tigers may have played themselves out of hosting in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
Missouri averaged 50 points in its two SEC Tournament games.
With the loss, Missouri will now sit and wait to find out its NCAA Tournament seeding.
Amber Smith led the Tigers with 16 points and nine rebounds.
The Tigers will go to Nashville after an 82-63 loss to Texas A&M.
With the loss, Mizzou clinched the No. 6 seed in the SEC Tournament.
The frontcourt duo of Jordan Frericks and Cierra Porter will be critical to the Tigers’ postseason success in the conference and NCAA tournaments.