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  • Tigers beat Swords 74-60 in Maui

    Tigers beat Swords 74-60 in Maui

    Posted 9:38 AM 11/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) - Namon Wright scored 21 points, Montaque Gill-Caesar added 18 and Missouri beat Chaminade 74-60 Wednesday in the seventh-place game of the Maui Invitational.

    Missouri (3-3) had two disappointing losses to open the tournament, but jumped on Chaminade (2-3) early (More)

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  • Mizzou basketball falls to Arizona 72-53

    Mizzou basketball falls to Arizona 72-53

    Posted 6:55 PM 11/24/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LAHAINA, Hawaii - The Tigers stuck with the third ranked team in the country but couldn't match Arizona in the second half, losing to the Wildcats 72-53.

    Mizzou hung around in the first half and were tied with the Wildcats at one point during the first half 21-21.

    However, Arizona (More)

  • No. 14 California knocks off Missouri women

    No. 14 California knocks off Missouri women

    Posted 8:18 AM 11/24/2014 by The Associated Press

    HONOLULU (AP) - Reshanda Gray scored 28 points and led four players in double figure scoring as No. 14 California held off Missouri, 82-70 in the Rainbow Wahine Classic Sunday night.

    The game was delayed when members of the Missouri team were stuck on a hotel elevator for close to 90 (More)

  • Tigers net second win in defeat of Oral Roberts

    Posted 9:37 PM 11/19/2014 by Justin Cowan, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers added on to their season win total after defeating the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles 78-64 on Wednesday night. The Tiger offense was impressive, shooting over 50% from the field and 57% from behind the three-point line. 

    Montaque Gill-Ceasar led the scoring (More)

  • Columbia College basketball player shares special bond

    Posted 2:32 PM 11/10/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Columbia College guard Pep Stanciel has a unique relationship with his stepfather. 

    "Ron, he's more than just a father figure, he's a best friend to me," Columbia College guard Pep Stanciel said.

    "I'm his step father, but I definitely don't look at like that. I'm his (More)

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  • Mizzou basketball loses inaugural game in Kim Anderson era

    Posted 10:49 PM 11/14/2014 by Alex Brown, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers did not start out on a very good foot in the Kim Anderson coaching era.

    Montaque Gill-Ceaser had 21 points on 9-23 shooting in a 69-61 loss to the UMKC Kangaroos.

    Wes Clark was the only other Tiger in double figures. He had 13 points.

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  • Missouri basketball signs two recruits for 2015

    Missouri basketball signs two recruits for 2015

    Posted 5:41 PM 11/12/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Kevin Puryear and Cullen VanLeer are the newest members of the Missouri Tigers basketball team. 

    Head Coach Kim Anderson announced the signings for the 2015 class this afternoon. 

    Puryear, a 6-foot-7 forward from Blue Springs, MO., averaged 19.2 points and 8.6 (More)

  • Gill-Caeser and Shamburger lead Missouri past UMSL

    Gill-Caeser and Shamburger lead Missouri past UMSL

    Posted 4:27 PM 11/8/2014 by Chinmay Vaidya, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers concluded exhibition play with a 77-54 victory over the Missouri-St. Louis Tritons at Mizzou Arena. Montaque Gill-Caeser led the Tigers with 19 points. Jonathan Williams III and Keith Shamburger added 13 points each in Mizzou's win. Williams also snagged 12 rebounds (More)

  • Cougars continue their season opener winning streak

    Cougars continue their season opener winning streak

    Posted 9:33 PM 11/3/2014 by Stephanie Lorenc, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia College Cougars men's basketball team opened the 2014-15 season with a 70-52 home victory over Central Methodist University tonight. The Cougars won their eighth straight season-opener.

    Senior Tanner Sutton led the Cougar offense with a game high 16 points and also had (More)

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  • Sports feasibility study could bring revenue to Columbia

    Posted 3:21 PM 11/3/2014 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau will watch as the sports feasibility impact study will be presented to the Columbia City Council on Monday night.

    In March, the CVB and Columbia Parks and Recreation teamed up to study how expanding or renovating ball parks, soccer (More)

  • Tigers pummel William Jewell in exhibition matchup

    Tigers pummel William Jewell in exhibition matchup

    Posted 9:15 PM 10/29/2014 by Justin Cowan KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers men's basketball team was victorious in their 72-31 defeat of the William Jewell College Cardinals on Wednesday night.

    Sophomore Wes Clark lead the Tigers in scoring with 14 points, followed closely by Ryan Rossburg and Tramaine Isabell who had 13 and 10 (More)

  • NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    NCAA president has wish list for Power Five conferences

    Posted 12:35 PM 10/9/2014 by The Associated Press

    DANBURY, Connecticut (AP) - Now that the Power Five conferences have their autonomy, NCAA President Mark Emmert has a wish list he'd like them to tackle right away.

    Emmert, speaking after a lecture at Western Connecticut State University, said Wednesday the conferences should prioritize (More)

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