Basketball

3/11/2015

Mizzou men's basketball season ends vs. South Carolina

Mizzou men's basketball season ends vs. South Carolina

Posted 9:23 PM 3/11/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

NASHVILLE - The worst season in Mizzou men's basketball history since the 1966-1967 season is finally over as Mizzou dropped its opening game in the SEC Tournament to South Carolina 63-54 Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena. Mizzou came within two points in the second half, but was unable to (More)...

Columbia College draws Our Lady of the Lake in NAIA National Championships

Local Scores: Wednesday, March 11

Four Columbia College men's basketball players earn AMC honors

3/10/2015

Lakers sign guard Jabari Brown to 10-day contract

Lakers sign guard Jabari Brown to 10-day contract

Posted 6:33 PM 3/10/2015 by The Associated Press

EL SEGUNDO, California (AP) - The Los Angeles Lakers have signed guard Jabari Brown to a 10-day contract.

Brown was called up from the D-Fenders, the Lakers' D-League team. He led the league with 24.4 points, along with 4.1 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 39 games.

Brown was a college (More)...

Boonville girls have a superstitious season

3/8/2015

William Woods women fall in semifinal of AMC tournament

William Woods women fall in semifinal of AMC tournament

Posted 12:36 PM 3/8/2015 by Samantha Hoffmann, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

BATESVILLE, Arkansas - The William Woods University women's basketball team saw its American Midwest Conference (AMC) Tournament run come to a close on Saturday night, as the Owls fell to No. 16-ranked Lyon College in the AMC Semifinals, 65-46.

The Owls (23-8; 18-6 AMC), shot 36.7 percent (More)...

3/7/2015

Mizzou basketball falls in regular season finale to Mississippi State

Mizzou basketball falls in regular season finale to Mississippi State

Posted 4:26 PM 3/7/2015 by Tyler Murry and Chris Turner, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producers

STARKVILLE, Mississippi - Jonathan Williams III posted his sixth double-double of the year, but it wouldn't be enough as Missouri fell to Mississippi State in their regular season finale, 52-43.

The loss at Starkville makes it 15 straight road losses for Missouri, dating back to February (More)...

3/6/2015

Local Scores: Friday, March 6

Local Scores: Friday, March 6

Posted 5:16 PM 3/6/2015

MID-MISSOURI- Here are your local scores from around the area for Friday, March 6, 2015:

Boys High School Basketball

Battle 55

Timberland 44

3/7/2015

Local Scores: Saturday, March 7

Local Scores: Saturday, March 7

Posted 1:02 PM 3/7/2015 by Tyler Murry KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

MID-MISSOURI - Here are your local scores for Saturday, Mar. 7.

Men's College Basketball:

Missouri: 43

Mississippi State: 52

Lindenwood University-Belleville: 71

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3/6/2015

Columbia athletes help Special Olympics basketball team

Posted 2:36 PM 3/6/2015 by John Zupon, KOMU 8 Sports

COLUMBIA - The Special Olympics is deeply rooted in Mid-Missouri. Special Olympics Missouri, or SOMO, has events at the University of Missouri every year, and there are programs going year round.

One of those events is basketball.

"There is this slogan that I heard, ‘you (More)...

3/5/2015

Georgia women beat Missouri 75-64 in SEC Tournament

Georgia women beat Missouri 75-64 in SEC Tournament

Posted 7:44 PM 3/5/2015 by The Associated Press

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) - Tiaria Griffin scored 21 points, Krista Donald added 13 points and 15 rebounds, and the 10th-seeded Georgia women beat No. 7 Missouri 75-64 in the SEC tournament second round on Thursday.

Griffin and Erika Ford made back-to-back jumpers to spark a 10-1 (More)...

Local Scores: Thursday, March 5

Mizzou hosts National College Wheelchair basketball tournament

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