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  • Fuller to Remain as Associate Head Coach on Anderson's Staff

    Fuller to Remain as Associate Head Coach on Anderson's Staff

    Posted 1:11 PM 4/30/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou basketball coach Kim Anderson announced the first official member of his staff on Wednesday and it's a familiar face. Tim Fuller will remain apart of the Tiger coaching staff and will retain his title of Associate Head Coach. 

    "I'd like to welcome Tim Fuller as the (More)

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  • Timeline: From Haith to Anderson

    Posted 7:59 PM 4/29/2014 by Marissa Balmas, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - In the past two weeks the University of Missouri Athletic Department has lost men's basketball head coach Frank Haith and hired Kim Anderson as his replacement. 

    Frank Haith was the head coach for three seasons leading the MU Tigers to two NCAA tournament appearances. He (More)

  • Fans Welcome Coach In Mizzou Arena

    Posted 7:21 PM 4/29/2014 by Michael Doudna, KOMU 8 Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Mizzou fans filled the Mizzou practice arena to welcome new head basketball coach Kim Anderson Tuesday. Fans had the opportunity to meet and take pictures with Anderson.

    The coaching gig is a homecoming for Anderson who was a former Mizzou basketball player and assistant coach (More)

  • New Mizzou Hoops Coach Expected to Make $1.1 Million Salary

    New Mizzou Hoops Coach Expected to Make $1.1 Million Salary

    Posted 3:24 PM 4/29/2014 by Jenna Middaugh, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Expected contract numbers were released Tuesday for the new University of Missouri head men's basketball coach Kim Anderson.

    MU Athletic Spokesman Chad Moller said Anderson's base salary would be $300,000. Anderson would get $800,000 in guarantees, making his guaranteed salary (More)

  • Kim Anderson Introduced as 18th Missouri Basketball Coach

    Kim Anderson Introduced as 18th Missouri Basketball Coach

    Posted 9:44 AM 4/29/2014 by Jack Wascher and Brent Pearson, KOMU 8 Sports Reporters

    COLUMBIA - The University of Missouri introduced Kim Anderson Tuesday as its 18th head basketball coach in program history. Athletic Director Mike Alden made the announcement at the Reynolds Almuni Center.

    The "True Son" native comes back to his alma mater for the third time after coaching (More)

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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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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