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  • Mizzou, Georgia Top List of SEC Student Athlete Arrests

    Posted 12:49 PM 4/20/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Reporter & Jake Lasofsky, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - 12 University of Missouri athletes have been involved in a total of 16 arrests since the school joined the SEC. That puts Mizzou in a tie with the University of Georgia within the conference for the most athlete arrests.

    Dorial Green-Beckham, Levi Copelin, Zach Price and Ka'ra (More)

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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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • 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)

  • 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)

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  • W. Tennis. Tennis Travels To Kansas City For Fall 2014 Opener

    For the third consecutive year, Mizzou tennis will begin their season with the Mizzou Invite at The Plaza Tennis Center in Kansas City, Mo. The three day event will take place Friday, Sept. 19 - Sunday, Sept. 21. Admission to the Mizzou Invite is free throughout the weekend.

  • W. Golf. Inclement Weather Plagues Tigers at Cougar Classic

    Lighting delays and rain plagued the Tigers all through the Powerade Cougar Classic this week, even stopping third round play twice. Held at Yeamans Hall Club, the Tigers finished 22nd overall with a final score 53-over par on the Par 72, 6,204-yard course. Arkansas (-18), UCLA (-11) and Duke (-8)...

  • Cross Country. XC Women Move Up in Regional Rankings

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - After two exciting meets to kick of the season, the Tiger women have reclaimed their 2013 position on the Midwest Regional rankings, released by the USTFCCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) on Monday. They moved up from their pre-season No. 5 position to...

  • Baseball. Mizzou Baseball Hires Hunter Mense as Hitting Coach

    Mizzou head baseball coach Tim Jamieson has announced that Mizzou graduate and former Tiger All-American Hunter Mense has been promoted and will serve as the program's full time hitting coach. Mense, one of the brightest young minds in college baseball, had a very successful playing career both collegiately and at...

  • W. Volleyball. Volleyball Takes Its Talents - And Four-Match Winning Streak - to South Beach

    Mizzou volleyball, riding a season-high four-match winning streak, will take its talents to South Beach this weekend as it will play two matches in the Miami Invitational on Saturday (Sept. 20). Mizzou will play UNC-Greensboro at 10 a.m. (CT) on Saturday before playing host Miami at 6 p.m. (CT). UNC-Greensboro...