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  • MU Basketball Fans React to New Coach

    Posted 8:03 PM 4/28/2014 by Samantha Ware, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - KOMU 8 News spoke to Missouri basketball fans Monday to get their opinions about MU hiring Kim Anderson as the new head coach.

    Kansas City resident Bret Prenger said he believes hiring Anderson could get more people to show up to games. 

    "I think this tie to the (More)

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  • Kim Anderson Named Missouri Men's Basketball Coach

    Posted 3:16 PM 4/28/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Reporter, Lauren Langille, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri has hired Kim Anderson to be the new men's head basketball coach.

    Anderson will be the 18th men's basketball coach in school history. He recently coached the University of Central Missouri to a 2014 Division II national championship. He also (More)

  • Missouri Curators Meet to Address Coach Hire

    Missouri Curators Meet to Address Coach Hire

    Posted 2:39 PM 4/28/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri curators are meeting to address the men's basketball coaching opening.

    Former UCLA coach Ben Howland and Kim Anderson, a star player and long-time assistant to Norm Stewart for the Tigers, were believed to be finalists. Frank Haith left for Tulsa earlier (More)

  • Charges filed against ex-Mizzou basketball player

    Charges filed against ex-Mizzou basketball player

    Posted 7:40 PM 4/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - A former Missouri basketball player who was recently kicked off the team after he was accused of ramming a teammate's car has been charged with first-degree tampering.

    Boone County prosecutors tell the Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/1rrIbEP) that the felony (More)

  • Former MU Basketball Player Waives Right to Arraignment

    Former MU Basketball Player Waives Right to Arraignment

    Posted 2:58 PM 4/25/2014 by Colleen Menadier, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Former University of Missouri basketball player James Zach Price waived his right to an arraignment Friday in Boone County court.

    Price was scheduled to be in court for an arraignment hearing Friday on charges of tampering for defacing an automobile. A preliminary hearing (More)

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  • Missouri Curators to Meet Amid New Coach Search

    Missouri Curators to Meet Amid New Coach Search

    Posted 2:48 PM 4/25/2014 by The Associated Press

    COLUMBIA (AP) - University of Missouri curators have called a special meeting for Monday amid a search for a new men's basketball coach at the flagship Columbia campus.

    A public meeting notice released Friday makes no mention of the vacancy created when Tigers coach Frank Haith left one (More)

  • Drop in Faith in Haith Led to His Departure

    Posted 8:00 PM 4/21/2014 by Tyler Greever, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Faith is a funny thing.

    At one moment, it can be confirmed and strengthened, like when the 2011-2012 Missouri basketball team won the Phillips 66 Big 12 Tournament title.

    At another, it can be questioned and weakened, like when that same team lost as a two seed to fifteen (More)

  • After Haith, Who's Next?

    After Haith, Who's Next?

    Posted 7:47 AM 4/18/2014 by Tom Kackley, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri head men's basketball coach Frank Haith is expected to accept the head coaching job at Tulsa University Friday. Fans will certainly look to fill that seat with candidates that might never consider it and also those who could be very glad to take the reins of this program.

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  • Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Frank Haith's Past: Frequent Moves and NCAA Infractions

    Posted 4:05 PM 4/17/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri basketball coach Frank Haith arrived in Tulsa, Oklahoma late Thursday afternoon, and multiple media outlets say the trip signals the end of his coaching career for the Tigers, which began three years ago.

    Reports indicate Haith has a verbal agreement to (More)

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  • John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    John Moseley Named Lincoln University Men's Basketball Coach

    Posted 3:48 PM 4/14/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - John Moseley has been named as the next head men's basketball coach at Lincoln University.

    A news conference was held by Lincoln University president Dr. Kevin Rome and athletic director Betty Kemna on Monday to announce the hiring.

    "We're committed to building a (More)

  • Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Missouri Basketball Commit Namon Wright Gets Recognized

    Posted 5:25 PM 4/10/2014 by Thomas Bradbury, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - A future Missouri Tiger received an honor Thursday. The 6-foot-5 shooting guard Namon Wright has been named a 2014 All-American by BallIsLife.com.

    He will compete in the publication's annual All-Star game on May 3 at Long Beach City College.

    Wright had an impressive year (More)

  • MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    MU Basketball Dismisses Zach Price

    Posted 2:00 PM 4/10/2014 by KOMU 8 Digital Staff

    COLUMBIA - University of Missouri Basketball coach Frank Haith dismissed James Zach Price from the team Thursday.

    Missouri Basketball guard Earnest Ross filed a restraining order April 2 against Price. In the restraining order, Ross wrote, "I feel threatened by this activity and violated. (More)

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