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  • Kulas seizes opportunity to play basketball overseas

    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)

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  • Former Hickman guard hosts camp in Columbia

    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)

  • US men's wheelchair basketball brings home silver medal

    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)

  • Former tiger Oriakhi dealt to Kings

    Posted 6:58 PM 7/11/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    LAS VEGAS - Alex Oriakhi, a former basketball player at the University of Missouri, was traded from the Phoenix Suns to the Sacramento Kings Friday.

    The Kings received the rights to Oriakhi and a $7 million trade exception in the deal. Isaiah Thomas, their star point guard who averaged (More)

  • Several Tigers Begin NBA Summer League Play

    Several Tigers Begin NBA Summer League Play

    Posted 6:46 PM 7/5/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Several former Missouri Tigers participated in the first day of the 2014 NBA Summer League season Saturday.

    Phil Pressey, Kim English and Jabari Brown had an opportunity to showcase their abilities while fighting for roster spots on their respective teams.

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  • Former Mizzou Star Reflects on Time in Israel

    Posted 6:44 PM 6/29/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Former Mizzou basketball star Laurence Bowers spent the last 10 months playing professional basketball in Israel for the Hapoel Holon Tigers. For Bowers, it was quite the journey from Columbia, but he said Israel isn't as different as people think.

    "It's amazing man. I seriously (More)

  • Jabari Brown picked up by Rockets

    Posted 11:01 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOUSTON- The Houston Rockets picked up former Missouri guard Jabari Brown to play on their summer league team.

    The 6'5'' Brown averaged 19.9 points for the Tigers last season and shot an impressive 41 percent from behind the arc. 

    Brown will get the chance to join a Rockets (More)

  • Hickman's Jimmy Whitt moves up recruiting rankings

    Posted 7:52 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Hickman basketball star Jimmy Whitt is now ranked 52nd in the nation in Rivals' latest recruiting rankings.

    Whitt jumped up 22 spots and has 25 collegiate offers from Mizzou as well as many other national power houses.

    The 6'2'' point guard helped lead Hickman to its first state championship since 1968 and is the only player on the list from Missouri.

  • Blue Tigers Add Junior College Transfer

    Blue Tigers Add Junior College Transfer

    Posted 4:11 PM 6/24/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - Kyler Steadman, a guard from Neosho County Community College in Chanute, Kan., has decided to play basketball for the Blue Tigers of Lincoln University this fall.

    Steadman enters Lincoln as a junior with two years of eligibility remaining after signing a National Letter of (More)

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  • Anderson Hires Rob Fulford to Complete Basketball Staff

    Anderson Hires Rob Fulford to Complete Basketball Staff

    Posted 5:55 PM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson completed his coaching staff on Monday with the hiring of former Huntington Prep head coach Rob Fulford. Fulford spent five seasons in Huntington, West Virginia where his teams earned a combined record of 138-17 during his career.

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  • Sports Xtra Hot Seat: Kim English

    Posted 11:16 AM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Missouri basketball player Kim English sat down in the Sports Xtra hot seat on Sunday night. Jim Riek, who was filling in for Chris Gervino, asked English about his reaction to the hiring of Kim Anderson, his career plans, his summer basketball camps and more.

    This week (More)

  • Former Mizzou Star Holds One on One Basketball Lessons

    Posted 6:11 PM 6/22/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Former MU basketball star Laurence Bowers is back in Columbia this summer giving one-on-one basketball lessons to kids ages four to 18.

    "I feel like there is no better way to show my appreciation than to actually work out these kids," Bowers said.

    14-year-old Jackson (More)

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    The defending SEC Champion Mizzou volleyball team has scheduled its annual fan meet & greet at the Columbia Mall on August 16 from 2-4 p.m. in the Target wing of the mall. This is the third consecutive year that Mizzou volleyball has teamed with the Columbia Mall for the annual...

  • W. Tennis. Tigers Summer Update: Santos Ready To Join Mizzou and SEC

    In the third edition of the Mizzou tennis "Summer Update", we sat down with sophomore Beatriz Machado Santos. After spending her freshman year at Texas Tech University, Santos is set to begin her Tigers career this upcoming 2014-15 season.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Volleyball Announces Social Media Takeover

    The defending SEC Champion Mizzou volleyball team will open training camp in less than two weeks, and coinciding with camp opening will be another Mizzou volleyball Social Media Takeover. After a successful takeover last year, the volleyball student-athletes will again run the team's twitter (@MizzouVB) and the team's Instagram (mizzou_volleyball)...

  • Softball. Mizzou Softball Adds JUCO All-American Outfielder

    Mizzou Softball has announced the signing of former Jefferson College (Hillsboro, Mo.) slugger Anna Reed, who earned All-America honors in 2014.

  • M. Basketball. Get To Know Wes Clark

    Wes Clark is the lone returner for the Tigers in the backcourt this season after playing in 33 games and averaging 4.1 points and 2.1 assists in 20.4 minutes a contest. A native of Detroit, Mich., Clark's role is expected to increase as a sophomore and he has enjoyed a...