Posted 2:40 PM 9/17/2013 by Dan Molloy, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter
SPRINGFIELD - On September 14, the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame unveiled a larger-than-life statue of Mizzou's legendary former basketball coach Norm Stewart. The seven-foot bronze figure became the fourth to stand outside the complex, and accompanies 26 bronze busts of Missouri icons ranging (More)
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Posted 11:11 AM 8/27/2013 by Taylor Barth, KOMU 8 Reporter
HALLSVILLE - Hallsville High School is beginning a new visitor policy. The school now locks its doors at 8:05 a.m. each morning and keeps them locked throughout the school day. Visitors are only allowed in the school on official business and may not visit classes during school hours.
Posted 3:38 PM 8/7/2013 by Ky Bright, KOMU 8 Reporter
BOONE COUNTY - The Columbia Area Transportation Study Organization met Wednesday to look at possible impacts on transportation at the sites for a proposed Columbia elementary school.
Tim Teddy, the Head Chairman of CATSO said the committee specifically looked at the possible transportation (More)
Posted 4:38 PM 7/17/2013
KANSAS CITY - The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced the NABC Honors Court today, recognizing those collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2012-13 season. A total of seven Cougar men's basketball players were selected to receive the (More)
Posted 5:53 PM 7/10/2013 by KOMU 8 Staff
ORLANDO, Fl. - NBA summer league play continues in Orlando. For Phil Pressey, he was given more chances to showcase his skills for the Boston Celtics. The former Tiger star did not get drafted, but is trying to make Boston's roster as a free agent.
Pressey started the 1st quarter of this (More)
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Posted 8:07 PM 7/9/2013
Columbia, Mo. - Organizers of the Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational (Nov. 28-29) announced complete pairings for the 2013 event and Missouri Basketball will open against Northwestern on Thanksgiving night (Nov. 28) on ESPNU before facing Nevada on Nov. 29 on ESPN3 and ESPN Full Court.(More)
Posted 3:32 PM 7/2/2013
FAYETTE - Central Methodist University men's basketball Coach Jeff Sherman announced the signing of his sixth recruit, Eric McDaniel.
McDaniel is a transfer from North Central Missouri. He averaged 12 points, eight rebounds, three assists and two steals per game this past season.
Posted 3:14 PM 7/2/2013
COLUMBIA - Head Coach Bob Burchard and the Cougar men's basketball team have announced the signing of six players to join Columbia for the 2013-14 campaign.
The class includes two high school seniors and four junior college transfers.
"We are very excited about this year's class," said (More)
Posted 2:46 PM 7/2/2013
COLUMBIA - Missouri Basketball Head Coach Frank Haith announced on Tuesday that Zach Price has signed a financial aid agreement to attend the University of Missouri and will play for the men's basketball program.
A 6-foot-10, 250-pound forward from Cleveland, Ohio, Price will sit out the (More)
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Posted 3:22 PM 7/1/2013 by Ashley Colley
COLUMBIA -- One month after the 2013 USA Men's Wheelchair Basketball Team Top 20 was announced, the team is now down to the final 12 members. Mizzou's Carter Arey is one of twelve players to make the final list, announced on Monday. Since being selected in June to the Top 20, Arey has been (More)
Posted 7:57 PM 6/30/2013 by Drew Brackett
BOONE COUNTY - It's tough for fans when they see their favorite college athletes move on to the next step in their careers. KOMU 8's Drew Brackett tells us about one fan who was heartbroken when learning her favorite players will not be on the team next season.
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Posted 7:53 PM 6/30/2013
COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith has landed yet another transfer, and this is a big one... literally.
6'10" center Zach Price is leaving Louisville to come to Missouri. Price played in just 16 games for the national champions as a sophomore last season. He averaged one pont (More)
Missouri junior guard Jordan Clarkson was named the National Player of the Week by College Sports Madness on Monday. Clarkson, a 6-foot-5 point guard, led Mizzou to victories over West Virginia (80-71) and No. 17 UCLA (80-71) this week, averaging 23.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 2.0 steals.
Quotes from Missouri's bowl announcement. Mizzou will face Oklahoma State in the AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic on Friday, Jan. 3 at 7 p.m.
The University of Missouri football team (11-2 overall and Southeastern Conference East Division champions) has accepted an invitation to play in the 2014 AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic, set for Jan. 3rd in Arlington, Texas at the world-renowned AT&T Stadium.
The Tigers topple the visiting Lady Lions for a 191.950 - 179.550 exhibition victory Sunday afternoon at the Hearnes Center.
"I think we're a really deep bench, we can go almost all the way down. It's good that we can come in and score because our starters really set that tone and we build from them and come in and help them build leads."