Posted 8:11 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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Posted 9:39 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."(More)
Posted 10:33 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)
Posted 4:44 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)
Posted 9:45 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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Posted 8:13 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)
Posted 10:20 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)
Posted 3:03 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)
Posted 9:57 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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Posted 9:53 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)
Posted 9:39 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)
Posted 9:07 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)
Mizzou freshman outfielder Trey Harris (Powder Springs, Ga.) was named to the 2015 SEC All-Tournament Team, as announced by the league on Sunday night (May 24). Harris, an SEC All-Freshman honoree earlier this month, led the Tigers with six hits over three games in Hoover, driving in a pair of...
Senior 1B Kelsea Roth (Yorba Linda, Calif.) did not want Mizzou Softball's 2015 season to be over.
A powerful third inning for Mizzou Softball was not enough to hold off No. 7 UCLA in the first game of the NCAA Super Regional at Easton Stadium on Saturday, with the hometown Bruins taking a 7-4 result.
The 2014-15 academic year at the University of Missouri has concluded, and Mizzou volleyball finished with the team's highest GPA in over a decade. The 14 girl roster posted a Spring 2015 semester GPA of 3.55 and finished with a cumulative 3.51 GPA this past school year.
No. 10-seed Mizzou Softall is set to face No. 7 UCLA in a best-of-three series at the Los Angeles Super Regional from May 23-24. All games will be televised on ESPNU. Saturday's Super Regional opener is slated to begin at 7 p.m. CT.