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  • 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)

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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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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