Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden confirmed in a press conference Friday morning that Haith has agreed to become the next head coach at the University of Tulsa.
Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith informed Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden that he would be leaving the school in a text message Friday morning, Alden said. Haith will become the next head coach at the University of Tulsa.
Many of Missouri's (17-19, 6-10 Southeastern Conference) wins and close games this season have been fraught with fragility and tension. The Tigers' 3-2 loss in 11 innings to Mississippi State was just another example.
Not long ago, Cosmo-Bethel Park was the home of Missouri tennis. This week, Missouri gets to show off its new home as it hosts the SEC Championship.
The freshman hit a walk-off homer to give the Tigers a 5-3 win in Game 1. Her solo homer in the fifth inning of Game 2 helped secure a 2-0 victory for Missouri.
Missouri athletics director Mike Alden addressed the news media at 11 a.m. Friday and discussed Frank Haith's departure and the ensuing search to find a replacement.
Jeff Goodman of ESPN provided a laundry list of potential replacement candidates on his Twitter account for Missouri men's basketball coach Frank Haith. Here is a more in-depth look at those possible candidates and what they could bring to the table for the Tigers.
ESPN and CBSSports.com reported Thursday that Missouri's men's basketball coach has agreed to leave Missouri and become the head coach at the University of Tulsa. The official announcement is expected Friday, according to a report from Tulsa World.
Kevin Punter, who was scheduled to sign his letter of intent to play at Missouri on Friday or Monday, said he's "not signing anything," instead planning on "just laying low right now."
A 4-0 loss to No. 8 Texas A&M ended the season for the Tigers, which went 8-20 in the regular season.
Missouri's hitters excel at seeing a high number of pitches and forcing opposing hurlers to show their full repertoires.
As of about 4 p.m. Thursday, neither Haith nor MU made any statements confirming or denying rumors he'd be leaving MU.
Juanita Robinson, previously of Johnson County Community College (Kan.) and Zion Benton High School (Ill.), will join the Tigers for the 2014-2015 season.
The freshman pitcher has a 14-5 record and a 1.86 ERA.
Frank Haith just completed his third year of a six-year contract with Missouri. He led the Tigers to consecutive NCAA tournament appearances in 2012 and 2013, losing in the first round both times.
Former Missouri basketball player Jabari Brown, who declared for the 2014 NBA Draft on April 2, originally stated that he was not ruling out the possibility of returning to school if he did not like his evaluation from the NBA. He had until April 15 to change his mind. Tuesday, he chose to stay declared for the NBA draft.
The Missouri tennis team did something it had never done before on Wednesday by advancing in the Southeastern Conference tournament. Missouri beat Arkansas, 4-0.
Due to Earnest Ross' absence from court on Wednesday, the hearing involving former teammate Zach Price and Ross' original protection order against Price were dismissed. Ross had filed a protection order against Price to the Boone County Circuit Court on April 2.
The Tigers lost Game 1, 3-1, and Game 2, 13-9, on Wednesday in Iowa City, Iowa.
Schmid takes an information-based, process-driven approach to her tennis coaching position at Missouri, something she learned from her father.