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Missouri Tigers

University University of Missouri
Conference Big 12
North Division
Location Columbia, MO|Columbia, Missouri|MO
Head coach Robin Pingeton (1st year)
Arena Mizzou Arena
(Capacity: 15,061)
Nickname Tigers
Colors Black and Gold


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NCAA/AIAW Tournament Sweet Sixteen
1982, 2001
NCAA/AIAW Tournament second round
NCAA/AIAW Tournament appearances
1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1994, 2001, 2004, 2006
Conference tournament champions
1985, 1986, 1994
Conference regular season champions
1978, 1987, 1990

The Missouri Tigers women's basketball team represents the University of Missouri and competes in the Big 12 Conference of NCAA Division I. The team plays its home games in Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri.


Missouri first fielded a women's team during the 1974-1975 season. The team's best post-season result was appearing in the Sweet Sixteen (1982 and 2001).

Women's basketball coaches[]

Head women's basketball coaches[1]:

  • Alexis Jarrett, 1974-1975
  • Joann Rutherford, 1975-1998
  • Cindy Stein, 1998-2010
  • Robin Pingeton, 2010-present


Missouri has played in the Big 8 and the Big 12 conferences. The Tigers joined the Big 12 in 1997 when the Big 8 merged with several former members of the defunct Southwest Conference.


The current head coach is Robin Pingeton, who was hired in April 2010 to replace former head coach Cindy Stein. Stein resigned effective the end of the 2010 season under pressure from fans, media, and the administration. Pingeton was the coach at Illinois State University.

See also[]

  • 2009–10 Missouri Tigers women's basketball team