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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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)
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)
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)
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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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)
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)
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.(More)
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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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)
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)
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)
Sophomore Jess Meek used a third round 2-over par performance to move into the top 10 at the Mercedes Benz Collegiate Classic in Knoxville, Tenn. on Sunday. The Carnoustie, Scotland, native finished the tournament 8-over par (76-72-73--221) in total, recording three birdies in the third round of play to move...
Alabama used a goal in the 84th minute to post a 1-0 win over the Mizzou soccer team Sunday afternoon at Walton Stadium. With the loss, the Tigers fell to 10-4-2 overall and 5-3-0 in Southeastern Conference action, while the Crimson Tide improved to 9-4-3 and 4-2-2.
Notes - Mizzou now leads the all-time series with MSU, 6-0, and has dropped just two sets, both of which came Sunday.
Mizzou volleyball snapped a four-match road losing streak with a 3-2, (23-25, 25-12, 25-13, 22-25, 15-12) win at Mississippi State on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 19) at Newell-Grissom Center. Junior outside hitter Regan Peltier (Nixa, Mo.) led Mizzou with a career-high 22 kills, doing so on .327 hitting. Peltier was one...