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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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)
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)
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)
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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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)
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)
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)
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)
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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.
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)
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)
Lighting delays and rain plagued the Tigers all through the Powerade Cougar Classic this week, even stopping third round play twice. Held at Yeamans Hall Club, the Tigers finished 22nd overall with a final score 53-over par on the Par 72, 6,204-yard course. Arkansas (-18), UCLA (-11) and Duke (-8)...
COLUMBIA, Mo. - After two exciting meets to kick of the season, the Tiger women have reclaimed their 2013 position on the Midwest Regional rankings, released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday. They moved up from their pre-season No. 5 position to...
Mizzou head baseball coach Tim Jamieson has announced that Mizzou graduate and former Tiger All-American Hunter Mense has been promoted and will serve as the program's full time hitting coach. Mense, one of the brightest young minds in college baseball, had a very successful playing career both collegiately and at...
Mizzou volleyball, riding a season-high four-match winning streak, will take its talents to South Beach this weekend as it will play two matches in the Miami Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 20). Mizzou will play UNC-Greensboro at 10 a.m. (CT) on Saturday before playing host Miami at 6 p.m. (CT). UNC-Greensboro...
Each Monday, head coach Gary Pinkel and players address the media at the MATC