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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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.
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)
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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)
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)
Posted 6:05 PM 6/19/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - Columbia College women's basketball coach Mike Davis announced Thursday he will leave the program.
The college gave no reason for Davis' departure.
Davis has been the coach of the lady Cougars since the program was reinstated back in 2001. He compiled a 26-8 record (More)
Posted 3:48 PM 6/17/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer
COLUMBIA - The Mizzou Basketball program added veteran point guard Keith Shamburger to the team Tuesday.
Shamburger played at San Jose State University for his first two years of collegiate ball before transferring to the University of Hawaii. Shamburger started every game of his (More)
Mizzou volleyball closed its season with a 3-2 (27-25, 25-23, 21-25, 21-25, 12-15) loss to Alabama on Wednesday night (Nov. 26) at the Hearnes Center. The Tigers were led by sophomore Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii), who tallied her 19th double-double of the season, matching the school record for double-doubles in...
Mizzou kept host school Chaminade at an arm's length throughout the Tigers' final game at the EA Sports Maui Invitational, outrunning the Silverswords down the stretch for a 74-60 victory.
The Mizzou men's swimming and diving team is ranked third nationally in the Nov. 26 College Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) NCAA Division I Men's Team Rankings, the CSCAA announced on Wednesday. The No. 3 ranking is the highest in program history, besting the No. 7 ranking the squad...
Mizzou volleyball sophomore All-American Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) was named SEC Scholar Athlete of the Year, as announced by the SEC office on Wednesday (Nov. 25). Kan shares the award with Florida's Holly Pole and Texas A&M's Shelby Sullivan. This is the second major academic award for Kan this year...
For the second time this season, junior diver Lauren Reedy earned accolades from the Southeastern Conference, as she was named the SEC Female Diver of the Week on Tuesday. The Rochester Hills, Mich., native also earned the same honor on Oct. 28.