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  • Jabari Brown picked up by Rockets

    Posted 11:01 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    HOUSTON- The Houston Rockets picked up former Missouri guard Jabari Brown to play on their summer league team.

    The 6'5'' Brown averaged 19.9 points for the Tigers last season and shot an impressive 41 percent from behind the arc. 

    Brown will get the chance to join a Rockets (More)

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  • Hickman's Jimmy Whitt moves up recruiting rankings

    Posted 7:52 PM 6/27/2014 by Jeremy Schrank, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    Hickman basketball star Jimmy Whitt is now ranked 52nd in the nation in Rivals' latest recruiting rankings.

    Whitt jumped up 22 spots and has 25 collegiate offers from Mizzou as well as many other national power houses.

    The 6'2'' point guard helped lead Hickman to its first state championship since 1968 and is the only player on the list from Missouri.

  • Blue Tigers Add Junior College Transfer

    Blue Tigers Add Junior College Transfer

    Posted 4:11 PM 6/24/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY - Kyler Steadman, a guard from Neosho County Community College in Chanute, Kan., has decided to play basketball for the Blue Tigers of Lincoln University this fall.

    Steadman enters Lincoln as a junior with two years of eligibility remaining after signing a National Letter of (More)

  • Anderson Hires Rob Fulford to Complete Basketball Staff

    Anderson Hires Rob Fulford to Complete Basketball Staff

    Posted 5:55 PM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Missouri basketball coach Kim Anderson completed his coaching staff on Monday with the hiring of former Huntington Prep head coach Rob Fulford. Fulford spent five seasons in Huntington, West Virginia where his teams earned a combined record of 138-17 during his career.

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  • Sports Xtra Hot Seat: Kim English

    Posted 11:16 AM 6/23/2014 by Ashley Colley, KOMU 8 Sports Producer

    COLUMBIA - Former Missouri basketball player Kim English sat down in the Sports Xtra hot seat on Sunday night. Jim Riek, who was filling in for Chris Gervino, asked English about his reaction to the hiring of Kim Anderson, his career plans, his summer basketball camps and more.

    This week (More)

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  • Former Mizzou Star Holds One on One Basketball Lessons

    Posted 6:11 PM 6/22/2014 by Andrew Kauffman, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

    COLUMBIA - Former MU basketball star Laurence Bowers is back in Columbia this summer giving one-on-one basketball lessons to kids ages four to 18.

    "I feel like there is no better way to show my appreciation than to actually work out these kids," Bowers said.

    14-year-old Jackson (More)

  • Columbia College Women's Basketball Coach Leaves Program

    Posted 6:05 PM 6/19/2014 by Tori Chamberlain, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - Columbia College women's basketball coach Mike Davis announced Thursday he will leave the program.

    The college gave no reason for Davis' departure.

    Davis has been the coach of the lady Cougars since the program was reinstated back in 2001. He compiled a 26-8 record (More)

  • Tigers Bolster Backcourt

    Posted 3:48 PM 6/17/2014 by Tyler Hastedt, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    COLUMBIA - The Mizzou Basketball program added veteran point guard Keith Shamburger to the team Tuesday. 

    Shamburger played at San Jose State University for his first two years of collegiate ball before transferring to the University of Hawaii. Shamburger started every game of his (More)

  • Mizzou Announces Men's Basketball Game at Sprint Center

    Mizzou Announces Men's Basketball Game at Sprint Center

    Posted 7:38 PM 6/16/2014 by Hannah Shaw, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Mizzou basketball announced today it will take on a former Big Eight and Big 12 rival this season in Kansas City.

    The Tigers scheduled a tough out of conference date with the Oklahoma State Cowboys. The former conference rivals will meet in late December in the (More)

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  • Iberia Native Darrien Dickey Signs With William Woods Men's Basketball Team

    Iberia Native Darrien Dickey Signs With William Woods Men's Basketball Team

    Posted 8:12 PM 6/11/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    FULTON, Missouri - The William Woods University men's basketball team announced its fifth signing for the 2014-15 season.  Head coach Nick Totta announced Wednesday that Iberia, Missouri native Darrien Dickey will join WWU this fall.

    Dickey was a four-year letter winner at Iberia High (More)

  • Jazz Hire Former Mizzou Coach Snyder

    Posted 8:28 PM 6/6/2014 by The Associated Press

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Utah Jazz announced Friday that they have hired Atlanta Hawks assistant coach Quin Snyder to replace Tyrone Corbin, who was let go earlier this year after three-plus seasons in Salt Lake City.

    Snyder most recently completed his first season as an assistant with (More)

  • Lincoln Men's Basketball Adds Four Assistant Coaches

    Lincoln Men's Basketball Adds Four Assistant Coaches

    Posted 10:51 PM 6/4/2014 by Morgan Dzakowic, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Lincoln University head coach John Moseley has completed his coaching staff, adding four assistants to the men's basketball team for the 2014-15 season.  Moseley announced June 4 that Peter Quinn, Joshua Jones and Tyler Clark will be the Blue Tigers' new (More)

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  • Track. Dr. Rick McGuire Honored with the 2014 George Dales Award

    COLUMBIA, Mo. - Dr. Rick McGuire was recognized for his contributions and life long commitment to the profession of coaching with the 2014 George Dales Award, one of the USTFCCCA's (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) most prestigious honors. Presented on Tuesday (December 16) at the USTFCCCA...

  • Wrestling. Houdashelt Awarded MAC Wrestler of the Week

    Tiger Style redshirt senior Drake Houdashelt was named the MAC Wrestler of the Week for Dec. 8-14, as announced today by the Mid-American Conference (MAC) office. The O'Fallon, Mo. native is coming off an outstanding weekend, as he recorded two victories over Top-10 opponents.

  • W. Volleyball. Carly Kan Named AVCA Honorable Mention All-American

    Mizzou sophomore outside hitter Carly Kan (Honolulu, Hawaii) has been named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America Honorable Mention Team, as announced by the AVCA on Wednesday (Dec. 7). This is the second consecutive year that Kan has been named Honorable Mention All-American. Kan's All-America nod this season...

  • Football. Shane Ray Earns All-America First Team from AFCA, Sporting News

    Mizzou junior defensive end Shane Ray (Kansas City, Mo.) has been named to both the American Football Coaches' Association (AFCA) and The Sporting News All-America First Teams, as announced by both the AFCA and Sporting News on Wednesday (Dec. 17). Ray is now a Consensus First Team All-American after landing...

  • Academics. Mizzou Athletics to Have 27 Student-Athletes Graduate This Weekend

    Mizzou athletics will see 27 student-athletes graduate this weekend (Dec. 19-20) at the University of Missouri's annual December commencement ceremonies. Of the 27 graduates, 15 come from the Mizzou football program and in all 10 of Mizzou's 20 athletic programs will be represented.