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With NCAA sanctions looming, Mizzou baseball keeps focus on goals

In Steve Bieser's third season at MU, Tigers get slugger Kameron Misner back from injury but future is uncertain under terms of NCAA postseason ban.

Mizzou women take down No. 5 Mississippi State on the road

Behind Cunningham's 24 points, Tigers become the first SEC team to beat the Bulldogs in the regular season in nearly two years.

BenFred: In trying season, Martin sees promise from Mizzou's emerging core

In the sauna, Cuonzo Martin steamed. Mizzou’s basketball coach had a message for the fans.

Cunningham leads Tigers to historic upset of No. 5 Mississippi State

Sophie Cunningham wasn't even sure if she was going to play against No. 5 Mississippi State Thursday night. The senior guard felt ill earlier in the afternoon with a stomach bug and did not attend the team's pregame shootaround.Yet, the Columbia native toughed it out and played anyway, and it resulted in one of the best nights of her collegiate career. Her Tigers pulled off a monumental upset, picking up their first win in program history at Humphrey Coliseum against [...]

Mizzou files NCAA sanctions appeal

AD Jim Sterk calls penalties "overly harsh" as MU completes first official step in appeals process.

Missouri softball building on momentum from opening weekend

After not making the Southeastern Conference Tournament the Missouri softball team was picked to finish last in the preseason SEC poll.With new coach Larissa Anderson leading the team, senior Regan Nash said this year’s team is one of the most talented she’s played on.But before they could convince everybody else that they aren’t the SEC bottom dweller anymore, they had to show it on the field. Right away, the Tigers made a statement finishing 3-2 in the [...]

MU baseball bracing for grueling schedule

This year’s Missouri baseball schedule is the most difficult it’s been in Steve Bieser’s three years as head coach.That was done on purpose.Bieser lined up quality opponents for the Tigers before heading into an always tough Southeastern Conference schedule.The goal is to get Missouri over the hump and into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012.“We are lining up quality opponents and we have to go and compete in the SEC and [...]

Missouri appeals NCAA sanctions

Missouri is officially fighting back against the NCAA.MU has filed its notice of appeal with the NCAA Division I Infractions Appeals Committee, the University announced Thursday. On Jan. 31, the NCAA bestowed penalties on Missouri for academic fraud that included a one-year postseason ban for the football, baseball and softball teams, and scholarship reductions. [...]

MU baseball, softball teams not letting sanctions deter season

After missing the Southeastern Conference Tournament last season, hopes were high around the Missouri softball program with new coach Larissa Anderson at the helm.The goal was to finish in the top half of the SEC, Cayla Kessinger said before the season. That would mean an invite to the SEC Tournament and surely another NCAA Tournament appearance.But all of that became uncertain once the NCAA handed down its sanctions on Jan. 31, handing out postseason bans to the baseball, [...]

Matter on Mizzou: Tigers bend but don't break in Tilmon's return

A look back at Mizzou's 79-78 win over Arkansas, which featured a showdown in the paint, a coming-of-age game for a freshman and a walk-on saving his best for last.

MU's Suggs awarded scholarship

Jeremiah Tilmon has a nickname for Missouri guard Ronnie Suggs.He calls the 6-foot-6 guard the energizer bunny.“At practice he never stops moving. He’s just always going hard,” Tilmon said.Tilmon has seen Suggs bring that same energy from practice into games. And it has helped earn the trust of Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin, enough so that Martin played him in crucial minutes against Arkansas on Tuesday.Martin has said this year that the word [...]

Postgame thoughts: Missouri holds on to defeat Arkansas

Missouri defeated Arkansas in thrilling fashion, 79-78. The game was full of storylines. The battle between Daniel Gafford and Jeremiah Tilmon, two of the best post players in the Southeastern Conference, lived up to the hype the second time around.Missouri (12-11, 3-8) made play after play to keep Arkansas at bay during its late comeback. And then there was the chaos of the final few seconds that saw a Gafford alley-oop, a costly Missouri turnover and a forced shot at the buzzer [...]

Missouri MBB wins thriller against Arkansas

Jeremiah Tilmon knew his team needed him on Saturday, but he just couldn’t go.Tilmon, Missouri’s standout center, had all four wisdom teeth removed earlier in the week. He also had an infection in the two bottom wisdom teeth.The pain kept him on the sideline as the Tigers lost to the Aggies.“It was like a pain I never felt before,” Tilmon said.Luckily for Missouri, the pain subsided and he was on the floor for Tuesday’s game [...]

Tiger thoughts: Missouri hangs on by a thread

Well, that was played pretty close to the chest. But at this point, any win is a good win for the Missouri men's basketball team, right? Especially after the Tigers let one slip away Saturday against Texas A&M.But in some ways, this young Tigers team needed a game to go like this. MU had a double digit lead, and very nearly blew it, again. It came down to the final possession, but the Tigers came away with a 79-78 win Tuesday at Mizzou Arena after a defensive stand with 10 seconds [...]

A timeline of events in Missouri's academic fraud case

The NCAA's investigation into academic fraud at Missouri took more than two years. The entire process goes back much further. Below is a timeline of events that were significant to the NCAA investigation and its decision.It utilizes the NCAA's public infractions decision from Jan. 31, past reporting from the Tribune and comments made by Missouri athletic director Jim Sterk and other MU officials in a meeting Monday with local reporters about the case. Dates were made as [...]

Matter's Pregame Primer: Can Martin's Tigers hold off the Hogs?

A closer look at Tuesday's Mizzou-Arkansas rematch.

Mizzou struggling without sharpshooter Mark Smith

Mizzou hasn't been the same team offensively since Mark Smith went down with an ankle injury last month.

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