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  • 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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  • Mizzou assistant athletic director Reiter suspended indefinitely

    Mizzou assistant athletic director Reiter suspended indefinitely

    Posted 10:19 PM 10/2/2014 by Drew Whiteman, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri's "point man" for men's college basketball has been suspended indefinitely after Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers arrested him on suspicion of speeding and driving while intoxicated.

    Dave Reiter, 36, is an assistant athletic director for strategic communications (More)

  • Former Tiger Kim English signs with Chicago Bulls

    Former Tiger Kim English signs with Chicago Bulls

    Posted 4:19 PM 9/26/2014 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Chicago Bulls announced Friday former Missouri guard Kim English will join the team's training camp roster starting next week. The Detroit Pistons selected Kim English in the second round of the 2012 NBA Draft.

    From Baltimore, Md., English helped lead the Tigers to four (More)

  • City of St. Louis in Elite Eight for hosting Final Four

    City of St. Louis in Elite Eight for hosting Final Four

    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)

  • Mizzou Athletics announces renovations for Mizzou Arena

    Mizzou Athletics announces renovations for Mizzou Arena

    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)

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  • Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    Dropped wallet leads to MU basketball players' arrests

    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)

  • Missouri basketball freshmen Gant, Allen arrested

    Missouri basketball freshmen Gant, Allen arrested

    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)

  • Mizzou basketball announces non-conference schedule

    Mizzou basketball announces non-conference schedule

    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)

  • Jim Riek accepts Coach Anderson's ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    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)

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  • Missouri basketball 2015 SEC schedule unveiled

    Missouri basketball 2015 SEC schedule unveiled

    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)

  • Jones dismissed from Mizzou basketball

    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)

  • Mizzou basketball lands Canadian star

    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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  • Football. Marcus Murphy, Shane Ray Win Weekly SEC Honors

    Senior TB/KR Marcus Murphy and junior DE Shane Ray were named the SEC's Special Teams Player of the Week and Defensive Lineman of the Week.

  • W. Volleyball. Mizzou Volleyball Continues Road Trip at No. 8 Florida Friday

    Mizzou volleyball will head to Gainesville for a SEC showdown with No. 8 Florida on Friday at 6 p.m. on the SEC Network. It will be Mizzou's first match against a ranked opponent this season and it will be the first time that Mizzou faces a top-10 team on the...

  • Football. Mizzou Hosts Vanderbilt for 2014 Homecoming

    The Missouri Tigers (5-2 overall, 2-1 SEC) return home for the annual Homecoming game Saturday afternoon, when they will take on the Vanderbilt Commodores (2-5, 0-4) at Faurot Field/Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is set for 3 p.m. CT, with the game being televised on the SEC Network.

  • W. Golf. Meek Earns Top-10 Finish at Mercedes Benz

    Sophomore Jess Meek used a third round 2-over par performance to move into the top 10 at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Sunday. The Carnoustie, Scotland, native finished the tournament 8-over par (76-72-73--221) in total, recording three birdies in the third round of play to move...

  • W. Soccer. Mizzou Suffers 1-0 Defeat to Visiting Alabama on Sunday

    Alabama used a goal in the 84th minute to post a 1-0 win over the Mizzou soccer team Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 10-4-2 overall and 5-3-0 in Southeastern Conference action, while the Crimson Tide improved to 9-4-3 and 4-2-2.