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  • Drop in Faith in Haith Led to His Departure

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/21/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Faith is a funny thing.

    At one moment, it can be confirmed and strengthened, like when the 2011-2012 Missouri basketball team won the Phillips 66 Big 12 Tournament title.

    At another, it can be questioned and weakened, like when that same team lost as a two seed to fifteen (More)

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  • After Haith, Who's Next?

    After Haith, Who's Next?

    Posted 7:47 AM 4/18/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri head men's basketball coach Frank Haith is expected to accept the head coaching job at Tulsa University Friday. Fans will certainly look to fill that seat with candidates that might never consider it and also those who could be very glad to take the reins of this program.

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  • Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Posted 4:05 PM 4/17/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith arrived in Tulsa, Oklahoma late Thursday afternoon, and multiple media outlets say the trip signals the end of his coaching career for the Tigers, which began three years ago.

    Reports indicate Haith has a verbal agreement to (More)

  • John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    Posted 3:48 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - John Moseley has been named as the next head men's basketball coach at Lincoln University.

    A news conference was held by Lincoln University president Dr. Kevin Rome and athletic director Betty Kemna on Monday to announce the hiring.

    "We're committed to building a (More)

  • Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Posted 5:25 PM 4/10/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - A future Missouri Tiger received an honor Thursday. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard Namon Wright has been named a 2014 All-American by BallIsLife.com.

    He will compete in the publication's annual All-Star game on May 3 at Long Beach City College.

    Wright had an impressive year (More)

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  • MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    Posted 2:00 PM 4/10/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Basketball coach Frank Haith dismissed James Zach Price from the team Thursday.

    Missouri Basketball guard Earnest Ross filed a restraining order April 2 against Price. In the restraining order, Ross wrote, "I feel threatened by this activity and violated. (More)

  • Earnest Ross Files Restraining Order Against Teammate

    Earnest Ross Files Restraining Order Against Teammate

    Posted 3:15 PM 4/9/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News learned Wednesday that former Missouri Basketball guard Earnest Ross filed a restraining order April 2 against his former teammate, James Zach Price.

    In the restraining order, Ross wrote, "I feel threatened by this activity and violated. He endangered my life and not (More)

  • Upperclassmen Lead Huskies to NCAA Title

    Upperclassmen Lead Huskies to NCAA Title

    Posted 10:43 PM 4/7/2014 by The Associated Press

    ARLINGTON, Tx. (AP) - Connecticut's upperclassmen were too much for the kids of Kentucky.

    Poised and experienced, UConn won its second national championship in four years, outlasting Kentucky and its stable of freshmen Monday night.

    UConn (32-8) dominated early, withstood a big (More)

  • Missouri Basketball's Zach Price Arrested on Assault Charges

    Missouri Basketball's Zach Price Arrested on Assault Charges

    Posted 10:31 AM 4/3/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA- The Columbia Police Department arrested Missouri basketball player James Zach Price, 20, early Thursday morning on suspicion of third degree assault and third degree domestic assault. 

    Columbia Police confirmed officers were dispatched to Heather Lane and Ash Street around (More)

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  • Mizzou's Jordan Clarkson Declares Early for NBA Draft

    Mizzou's Jordan Clarkson Declares Early for NBA Draft

    Posted 10:48 AM 3/31/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Junior guard Jordan Clarkson announced on Monday he will forgo his senior season at the University of Missouri to declare early for the 2014 NBA Draft. In an open letter to Mizzou fans (More)

  • Tigers Out of NIT with 71-63 Loss to Southern Mississippi

    Tigers Out of NIT with 71-63 Loss to Southern Mississippi

    Posted 7:46 AM 3/24/2014

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Southern Mississippi guard Neil Watson scored 18 points to lead Southern Mississippi past Missouri 71-63 on Sunday.

    Aaron Brown added 16 points for the third-seeded Golden Eagles (29-6), who have won eight of their past nine games and advance to play at No. 1 seed Minnesota (More)

  • Hickman Boys Basketball Loses State Championship Game

    Hickman Boys Basketball Loses State Championship Game

    Posted 10:49 PM 3/22/2014 by Mark Kim, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Hickman boys' basketball team fell to Christian Brothers College High School in the Class 5 State Championship Game by a score of 86-77 in overtime.

    Hickman trailed most of the game, but the Kewpies managed to rally in the fourth quarter. Mason Murray capped off the rally (More)

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