Posted 9:31 AM 9/19/2014 by The Associated Press
ST. LOUIS (AP) - St. Louis Sports Commission president Frank Viverito is hopeful after meeting with NCAA officials about the city's bid to host an upcoming men's basketball Final Four.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported six NCAA officials have visited St. Louis. Viverito told the (More)
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Posted 8:43 PM 9/18/2014 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - This offseason, the Missouri Tigers basketball team has already seen the arrival of a new head coach.
Now, it will get to play in a newly renovated stadium.
Mizzou Athletics announced plans for renovations to Mizzou Arena that are scheduled to be finished by (More)
Posted 10:23 AM 9/17/2014 by Lee Anne Denyer, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Columbia Police Department released new information Wednesday morning about the weekend arrests of two Missouri basketball players.
Officer Latisha Stroer said officers arrested Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen for assault early Sunday morning.
Stroer said officers (More)
Posted 9:26 PM 9/16/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Tuesday night, KOMU confirmed freshmen members of the Missouri men's basketball team, Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen, were arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault.
They were arrested at their dorm room on MU property.
Both were released from (More)
Posted 2:45 PM 8/22/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Mizzou Basketball announced its non-conference schedule for the 2014-15 season Friday, which includes a spot in the Maui Invitational Tournament during the week of Thanksgiving.
Head coach Kim Anderson is excited about the opportunity his young team has in terms of facing tough (More)
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Posted 9:58 PM 8/15/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Producer
FULTON - KOMU 8 News anchor Jim Riek was soaked in ice water Friday afternoon, after being prompted by Missouri basketball head coach Kim Anderson to take part in a viral media campaign designed to raise money and awareness for the ALS Association. (See video by clicking the thumbnail on (More)
Posted 8:46 PM 8/15/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The SEC Network unveiled the conference's 2015 basketball conference schedule Friday night, including Mizzou's 2015 conference opponents. The Missouri Tigers will open league play for the first time under Kim Anderson with a home date against LSU on January 8. The game will be (More)
Posted 5:27 PM 8/8/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Mizzou Basketball head coach Kim Anderson dismissed forward Torren Jones from the program for a violation of team rules Friday.
Coach Anderson made it clear that he expects all players to uphold their behavior off the court.
"I am disappointed in Torren's actions and want (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 8/2/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Mizzou Basketball head coach Kim Anderson has added Montaque Gill-Caesar, the 2014 Gatorade Player of the Year in West Virginia, to the team.
Gill-Caesar, a 6-foot-5-inch small forward from Vaughan, Ontario, was a top 50 recruit in the class of 2015 nationally. He was also (More)
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Posted 7:04 PM 7/18/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Former Missouri Tiger Bri Kulas signed a contract to play professional basketball with Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias Friday.
Club Baloncesto Islas Canarias is a program located in the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain. The team participates in the Liga Femenina de (More)
Posted 5:15 PM 7/15/2014 by Madi Morris, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Former Hickman High School player Lance Harris is hosting a week-long basketball camp in Columbia for kids of all ages.
Starting on Monday, July 14 and lasting until Friday, July 18, Harris as well as other camp counselors are running a (More)
Posted 6:18 AM 7/14/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
SOUTH KOREA - The U.S. men's wheelchair basketball team fell just short of winning the gold medal in the world championships in South Korea Monday. Defending champion Australia defeated the U.S. 63-57 to win its second consecutive title in the 2014 Incheon World Wheelchair Basketball (More)
In their Fall 2014 season opener, Mizzou tennis hosted Columbia University, Mississippi State and Nebraska for the Mizzou Invite tournament at The Plaza Tennis Center. On the first day of weekend action, the Tigers claimed seven victories against their competition.
Mizzou Athletics announced a multi-million dollar renovation plan for Mizzou Arena on Thursday. Included in the project will be a state-of-the-art video board, upgrades to the Tiger Player Development area, an upgraded facility entryway to prominently display the program's rich tradition, as well as upgrades to the team lounge, team...
Senior offensive lineman Mitch Morse (Austin, Texas) has been selected as a candidate for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate football.
Episode three of Mizzou Volleyball NCAA All-Access is out! This week's feature looks at Mizzou as the players try their hand at basketball before practice at last week's Idaho Nike Invitational. From dunks by Matt Porter to a thrilling game of 'Knockout' the Tigers showed that they are pretty good...
Before Lucas Vincent could burst through offensive lines and hassle quarterbacks, he had to wait his turn.