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  • Missouri Basketball Falls to Tennessee 72-45

    Missouri Basketball Falls to Tennessee 72-45

    Posted 5:12 PM 3/8/2014 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - The Missouri Tigers lost to the Tennessee Volunteers today 72-45 to finish regular season play. The Tigers fell to 21-10 overall and 9-9 in SEC play. 

    Jordan Clarkson scored 13 points to lead the Tigers on offense. Wes Clark and Jabari Brown each contributed eight (More)

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  • Friday, March 7: Local Scores

    Friday, March 7: Local Scores

    Posted 7:14 PM 3/7/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from Friday, March 7:

    High School Boys' Basketball Hickman 65, Jefferson City 51

    NAIA Womens' Basketball Columbia College 83, No. 18 Lyon College 66 

    NCAA Softball (More)

  • Wednesday, March 5: Local Scores

    Wednesday, March 5: Local Scores

    Posted 10:59 PM 3/5/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Wednesday, March 5.

    Boys' High School Basketball

    Tolton 69, Linn 49

    Girls High School Basketball

    New Franklin 46, New Bloomfield 39

    Palmyra 59 (More)

  • Missouri Men's Basketball Wins on Senior Night

    Missouri Men's Basketball Wins on Senior Night

    Posted 10:00 PM 3/5/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA- The Missouri Tigers defeat the Texas A&M Aggies 57-56 on senior night Wednesday, March 5 at Mizzou Arena.

    It was all Texas A&M throughout the game until the last minutes when Missouri made its comeback. Missouri trailed Texas A&M until the last seven seconds of the (More)

  • Missouri Womens' Basketball Loses in Final Seconds

    Missouri Womens' Basketball Loses in Final Seconds

    Posted 8:45 PM 3/5/2014 by Jonathan Casey, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    DULUTH, Ga - The Mississippi State Bulldogs squeezed by the Missouri Tigers in the first round of the SEC tournament Wednesday, winning 73-70.

    Kendra Grant and Martha Alwal led the charge for the Bulldogs. Grant put up 17 points and Alwal 16. No. 13 Mississippi State shot 4-14 from behind (More)

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  • Mizzou Hoops Signee Jakeenan Gant Named Georgia Mr. Basketball

    Mizzou Hoops Signee Jakeenan Gant Named Georgia Mr. Basketball

    Posted 3:01 PM 3/5/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou men's basketball signee Jakeenan Gant (Springfield, Ga. /Effingham County High School) was named Mr. Basketball in the state of Georgia Wednesday.

    The 6-foot-8, 215-pound forward, averaged 21.0 points, 10.5 rebounds, 4.0 blocks and 2.8 assists for Effingham County this (More)

  • Lincoln's Buie and Smith Named All-MIAA

    Lincoln's Buie and Smith Named All-MIAA

    Posted 2:47 PM 3/5/2014 by Creighton Hayes, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - After finishing as two of the league's top scorers, Lincoln juniors Joshua Buie and Mike Smith were named All-MIAA honorable mention on Tuesday, March 4.

    Buie was one of the Lincoln men's basketball team's best performers, ranking second in scoring with 15.3 points per (More)

  • Tuesday, March 4: Local Scores

    Tuesday, March 4: Local Scores

    Posted 9:14 PM 3/4/2014 by Corey Miller, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    MID-MISSOURI - Here are some local scores from around the area on Tuesday, March 4.

    Boys' High School Basketball

    Hickman 60, Camdenton 59 OT

    Jefferson City 74, Rock Bridge 62

    St. Mary's 81, Battle 78

    Girls' High School Basketball

    Battle 69, Roosevelt 24

    NAIA Womens' Basketball

    Park 60, Stephens 36

  • Central Methodist's Tillman Named Co-Player of the Year

    Central Methodist's Tillman Named Co-Player of the Year

    Posted 4:15 PM 3/3/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - Three Central Methodist players, headlined by Co-Player of the Year Melvin Tillman, have been named to the 2014 All-Heart of America Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Teams. Tillman was voted to the first team. Mitchell Farr was named to the third team, while Eric McDaniel was an (More)

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  • Four CMU Basketball Players Receive All-Conference Honors

    Four CMU Basketball Players Receive All-Conference Honors

    Posted 2:27 PM 3/3/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY - Four Central Methodist players, headlined by Newcomer of the Year Morgan Vetter, have been named to the 2014 All-Heart of America Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Teams.

    Vetter was voted to the first team, while Nakia Robinson, Taylor Cornelison and Kyra Williams were (More)

  • Post Production Key in Missouri Win

    Posted 5:53 PM 3/2/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Missouri Forward Keanau Post is feeling much more comfortable in a Tigers uniform.

    “A lot more comfortable,” Post said.

    “Bit more comfortable out there than he is right now,” Missouri Head Coach Frank Haith said.

    Post scored a career high 14 (More)

  • Missouri Basketball Defeats Mississippi State 85-66

    Missouri Basketball Defeats Mississippi State 85-66

    Posted 2:48 PM 3/1/2014 by Luke Slabaugh, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers defeated the Mississippi State Bulldogs 85-66 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia Saturday afternoon.

    The Tigers improve to 20-9 overall on the season and 8-8 in SEC play. With the win, Missouri snapped a losing streak of two consecutive games. The Tigers have won 20 (More)

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