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  • Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Sophie Cunningham named to 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 Championship trials team

    Posted 7:11 PM 5/6/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    OLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Incoming Mizzou women's basketball freshman and McDonalds All-American Sophie Cunningham was named to the 2015 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team Trials roster, as announced today by USA Basketball.

    Trials to select the 12 members who will comprise (More)

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  • Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Mack Rhoades off and running at Missouri

    Posted 8:39 PM 4/30/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Asked how to raise attendance at sporting events, new Missouri athletic director Mack Rhoades said simply, "Win games."

    "That's just human nature," Rhoades said. "People want to be associated with a winning program. They want to be associated with the next great thing."

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  • 'Junkyard Dog' Carroll finally makes his mark with the Hawks

    'Junkyard Dog' Carroll finally makes his mark with the Hawks

    Posted 9:33 AM 4/25/2015 by The Associated Press

    ATLANTA (AP) - When DeMarre Carroll is having one of those nights where the shots just won't fall, like Game 2 of the playoffs, he doesn't get down on himself.

    He knows there's so many other ways he can help the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks, whether it's playing shutdown defense, banging for a (More)

  • Central Methodist signs JUCO center

    Central Methodist signs JUCO center

    Posted 3:44 PM 4/8/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FAYETTE - Central Methodist University's men's basketball team added a big presence in the low post with the signing of 6'7" center Jasmin Biberovikj Wednesday.

    Biberovikj, a native of Bitola, Macedonia, played the last two seasons at Danville Area Community College in Illinois following a (More)

  • Missouri confirms Williams, Bello decisions to transfer

    Missouri confirms Williams, Bello decisions to transfer

    Posted 8:45 AM 4/8/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - The University of Missouri has confirmed sophomore forward Johnathan Williams III and junior guard Deuce Bello are transferring.

    The school said in a release Tuesday that Bello intended to graduate this spring and transfer to pursue graduate studies at another institution. (More)

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  • Columbia men finish at No. 18 in postseason poll

    Columbia men finish at No. 18 in postseason poll

    Posted 7:13 PM 4/1/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Cougar men's basketball team checked in at No. 18 in Wednesday's release of the NAIA Division I Men's Basketball Coaches' Postseason Top 25 poll. National Champion Dalton State claimed the top spot in the rankings, followed by Talladega, national runner-up Westmont, Hope (More)

  • Morgan Eye helps lead Mizzou to third round of WNIT

    Morgan Eye helps lead Mizzou to third round of WNIT

    Posted 9:20 AM 3/23/2015 by KOMU 8 Sports Digital Staff

    MANHATTAN, Kansas - Missouri women's basketball senior Morgan Eye helped lead the team to a 67-48 win over former Big 12 conference foe Kansas State on Sunday. The Tigers will now advance to the third round of the WNIT.

    Eye recorded nine three-pointers in Sunday's game, tying the record (More)

  • March Madness slows down some Columbia restaurants

    Posted 2:03 PM 3/22/2015 by Nick Komisar, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - While sports bars and pubs see an increase in business during March Madness, not all restaurants thrive during this exciting time of year. 

    One local restaurant owner, who asked to not be named due to protecting her business, said her sales cut nearly in half on nights when (More)

  • Rock Bridge wins fourth consecutive state title

    Rock Bridge wins fourth consecutive state title

    Posted 8:57 AM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Sophie Cunningham scored 13 points and Cierra Porter added 12 to lead Rock Bridge to its fourth consecutive state title on Saturday, beating Liberty 49-35 in the Class 5 championship game.

    The seniors and Missouri signees helped Rock Bridge (24-7) capture its fourth (More)

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  • Blue Springs South defeats Park Hill South for state title

    Blue Springs South defeats Park Hill South for state title

    Posted 8:53 AM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Brandon Kilgore scored 23 points to help Blue Springs South defeat Park Hill South 71-57 in the Class 5 boys championship game on Saturday.

    Missouri signee Kevin Puryear and KJ Robinson each added 15 points for Blue Springs South (29-2), which won in its first-ever title (More)

  • Los Angeles Lakers sign Jabari Brown to second 10-day contract

    Los Angeles Lakers sign Jabari Brown to second 10-day contract

    Posted 8:39 AM 3/22/2015 by The Associated Press

    EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Jabari Brown to a second 10-day contract.

    The Lakers announced the move Saturday.

    Brown is averaging 7.0 points per game while hitting nearly 58 percent of his shots in four appearances with the Lakers, who (More)

  • Missouri Valley upsets No. 4 seed in NAIA Championship first round

    Missouri Valley upsets No. 4 seed in NAIA Championship first round

    Posted 8:07 PM 3/19/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - In the first round of the NAIA Division I Mens Basketball National Championship, Missouri Valley defeated No. 4 seed Freed-Hardeman of Tennessee in overtime, 71-69.

    Freed-Hardeman (28-4) took the game to overtime on a three point shot made by senior guard Ben Meis with nine (More)

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  • M. Basketball. Mizzou Gets Arkansas, Ole Miss and Texas A&M as Permanent SEC Foes

    The Southeastern Conference has announced Mizzou Men's Basketball will have permanent conference opponents in Arkansas, Ole Miss and Texas A&M. The trio of schools will serve as home-and-home opponents of the Tigers on a yearly basis, beginning with the 2015-16 season.

  • Wrestling. Future Tiger Style Preview - Dylan Wisman

    Up next is Dylan Wisman from Millbrook High School in Millbrook, Va. Wisman concluded his high school career as one of the top recruits in the nation, as he's currently ranked No. 40 in FloWrestling's High School Senior Big Board and No. 11 ranked 182 pound wrestler in the country.

  • Football. Battle Line Rivalry Set for Thanksgiving Friday Date

    CBS Sports has selected a handful of Southeastern Conference football games for early television designation, and the two-time defending SEC Eastern Division champion Missouri Tigers will play on Thanksgiving Friday for the second-straight year against Western Division rival Arkansas.

  • Football. Mizzou's Pinkel Inducted Into MAC Hall of Fame

    The Mid-American Conference will induct its 2015 Hall of Fame Class on Wednesday (May 27) and Mizzou head football coach Gary Pinkel will be among the five honorees in this year's class. Pinkel was the head football coach at Toledo from 1991-2000 and is a 1975 graduate of Kent State....

  • General News. Mizzou Athletics Posts Another Banner Year in the Classroom

    As the NCAA released its annual Academic Progress Rates (APR) on Wednesday (May 27), Mizzou once again found itself ranked among the SEC's best as it continues to `Prepare Champions For Life.' Mizzou posted four conference-best marks while ranking tied for second in average program APR among all 14 SEC...