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  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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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  • Mizzou basketball lands Canadian star

    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)

  • Kulas seizes opportunity to play basketball overseas

    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)

  • Former Hickman guard hosts camp in Columbia

    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)

  • US men's wheelchair basketball brings home silver medal

    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)

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  • Former tiger Oriakhi dealt to Kings

    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)

  • Several Tigers Begin NBA Summer League Play

    Several Tigers Begin NBA Summer League Play

    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.

    Pressey (More)

  • Former Mizzou Star Reflects on Time in Israel

    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)

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