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  • Four Columbia College men's basketball players earn AMC honors

    Four Columbia College men's basketball players earn AMC honors

    Posted 1:52 PM 3/11/2015 by Reese Johnson, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The American Midwest Conference released its 2014-15 men's basketball awards Wednesday and four Columbia College Cougars were recognized.

    Both senior forward Tanner Sutton and junior guard Zach Rockers, were selected for AMC first-team All-Conference honors. Sutton is shooting (More)

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  • Lakers sign guard Jabari Brown to 10-day contract

    Lakers sign guard Jabari Brown to 10-day contract

    Posted 7:33 PM 3/10/2015 by The Associated Press

    EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Jabari Brown to a 10-day contract.

    Brown was called up from the D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League team. He led the league with 24.4 points, along with 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 39 games.

    Brown was a college (More)

  • Boonville girls have a superstitious season

    Boonville girls have a superstitious season

    Posted 3:44 PM 3/10/2015 by Genevieve Reaume, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - There's a certain "S" word the lady Pirates keep out of their vocabulary.

    "We do not say the "S" word," Morgan Imoff, a senior, said. "Which is the tournament at the end of the year."

    There's just one game in between the Boonville girls basketball team getting to the (More)

  • William Woods women fall in semifinal of AMC tournament

    William Woods women fall in semifinal of AMC tournament

    Posted 1:36 PM 3/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    BATESVILLE, Arkansas - The William Woods University women's basketball team saw its American Midwest Conference (AMC) Tournament run come to a close on Saturday night, as the Owls fell to No. 16-ranked Lyon College in the AMC Semifinals, 65-46.

    The Owls (23-8; 18-6 AMC), shot 36.7 percent (More)

  • Mizzou basketball falls in regular season finale to Mississippi State

    Mizzou basketball falls in regular season finale to Mississippi State

    Posted 5:26 PM 3/7/2015 by Tyler Murry and Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producers

    STARKVILLE, Mississippi - Jonathan Williams III posted his sixth double-double of the year, but it wouldn't be enough as Missouri fell to Mississippi State in their regular season finale, 52-43.

    The loss at Starkville makes it 15 straight road losses for Missouri, dating back to February (More)

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  • Local Scores: Saturday, March 7

    Local Scores: Saturday, March 7

    Posted 2:02 PM 3/7/2015 by Tyler Murry KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores for Saturday, Mar. 7.

    Men's College Basketball:

    Missouri: 43

    Mississippi State: 52

    Lindenwood University-Belleville: 71

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  • Local Scores: Friday, March 6

    Local Scores: Friday, March 6

    Posted 6:16 PM 3/6/2015

    MID-MISSOURI- Here are your local scores from around the area for Friday, March 6, 2015:

    Boys High School Basketball

    Battle 55

    Timberland 44

  • Columbia athletes help Special Olympics basketball team

    Posted 3:36 PM 3/6/2015 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports

    COLUMBIA - The Special Olympics is deeply rooted in Mid-Missouri. Special Olympics Missouri, or SOMO, has events at the University of Missouri every year, and there are programs going year round.

    One of those events is basketball.

    "There is this slogan that I heard, ‘you (More)

  • Georgia women beat Missouri 75-64 in SEC Tournament

    Georgia women beat Missouri 75-64 in SEC Tournament

    Posted 8:44 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) - Tiaria Griffin scored 21 points, Krista Donald added 13 points and 15 rebounds, and the 10th-seeded Georgia women beat No. 7 Missouri 75-64 in the SEC tournament second round on Thursday.

    Griffin and Erika Ford made back-to-back jumpers to spark a 10-1 (More)

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  • Local Scores: Thursday, March 5

    Local Scores: Thursday, March 5

    Posted 8:01 PM 3/5/2015 by Kylie Callura, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores from around the area for Thursday, March 5, 2015:

    Mens College Basketball:

    No. 12 Columbia College defeats Benedictine University in the quarterfinals of the American Midwest (More)

  • Mizzou hosts National College Wheelchair basketball tournament

    Posted 1:44 PM 3/5/2015 by Nick Hehemann, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers are vying for a national championship this weekend, only not in the sport you might think. 

    Mizzou is hosting the men's and women's National Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Tournament from Thursday through Saturday at the Mizzou Rec (More)

  • Shamburger leads Missouri to 63-61 win over Auburn

    Posted 7:18 AM 3/4/2015 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - Keith Shamburger thought about diving. The Missouri Tigers are glad he didn't.

    After watching teammate Montaque Gill-Caesar poke the ball away from Auburn's Cinmeon Bowers Tuesday night, the senior instead grabbed it and drained a 10-footer with 10.9 seconds remaining to (More)

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