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)
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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)
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.
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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.
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Posted 7:52 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
Hickman basketball star Jimmy Whitt is now ranked 52nd in the nation in Rivals' latest recruiting rankings.
Whitt jumped up 22 spots and has 25 collegiate offers from Mizzou as well as many other national power houses.
The 6'2'' point guard helped lead Hickman to its first state championship since 1968 and is the only player on the list from Missouri.
Posted 4:11 PM 6/24/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
JEFFERSON CITY - Kyler Steadman, a guard from Neosho County Community College in Chanute, Kan., has decided to play basketball for the Blue Tigers of Lincoln University this fall.
Steadman enters Lincoln as a junior with two years of eligibility remaining after signing a National Letter of (More)
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Posted 5:55 PM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson completed his coaching staff on Monday with the hiring of former Huntington Prep head coach Rob Fulford. Fulford spent five seasons in Huntington, West Virginia where his teams earned a combined record of 138-17 during his career.(More)
Posted 11:16 AM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer
COLUMBIA - Former Missouri basketball player Kim English sat down in the Sports Xtra hot seat on Sunday night. Jim Riek, who was filling in for Chris Gervino, asked English about his reaction to the hiring of Kim Anderson, his career plans, his summer basketball camps and more.
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Posted 6:11 PM 6/22/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
COLUMBIA - Former MU basketball star Laurence Bowers is back in Columbia this summer giving one-on-one basketball lessons to kids ages four to 18.
"I feel like there is no better way to show my appreciation than to actually work out these kids," Bowers said.
14-year-old Jackson (More)
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.