Paul Pressey, the father of MU players Phil and Matt Pressey, is a long-time friend of former Missouri coach Mike Anderson, and there has been speculation that the brothers might follow Anderson to Arkansas.
Frank Haith's introduction to his new team and new fans on Tuesday was the first step in washing away the cloud of criticism that surrounds his hiring as Missouri's new men's basketball coach.
Players and fans broke into a chant of M-I-Z Z-O-U as Haith took the podium.
Missouri athletics director Mike Alden announced the hiring of Frank Haith as the new Missouri men's basketball coach at a news conference Monday evening. Haith's less than stellar record caused some questions among MU fans, but Alden said he is confident in his man.
Two Missouri men's basketball players have declared for the 2011 NBA Draft. Because Bowers and English did not hire agents, there is a possibility the two will return next season.
Missouri Board of Curators member Wayne Goode said the board has no control over who MU's next basketball coach will be. The meeting tonight is to only discuss the financial aspect of Frank Haith's contract.
As more information on basketball coach Mike Anderson's resignation and the search for his replacement becomes available, Missourian reporters will post it on the Missourian Sports Blog.
The Missouri baseball team was swept in its three-game series at Texas after losing 10-1 to the No. 8 Longhorns on Sunday in Austin, Texas.
The Missouri softball team won 6-0 over Baylor on Sunday to split a two-game series against the Bears in Waco, Texas.
Chelsea Thomas lost her first game in 14 starts in the Missouri softball team's 3-2 defeat Saturday at Baylor.
The Missouri baseball team lost 5-2 to Texas on Saturday in the second game of its three-game series in Austin, Texas.
The Missouri baseball team lost 5-4 to Texas on Friday at Disch-Falk Field in Austin, Texas.
More details about Purdue men's basketball coach Matt Painter new contract came Thursday during a news conference in West Lafayette, Ind. The deal guarantees at least $2.3 million annually through the 2018-19 season.
Matt Painter will not be the next coach of the Missouri men's basketball team. He agreed upon a new eight-year contract with Purdue on Wednesday.
Matt Painter's decision Wednesday to turn down offers from Missouri to remain the men's basketball coach at Purdue, means MU officials will have to look elsewhere for a replacement for Mike Anderson.
Gene Keady saw Matt Painter transform from one of his players to the man who took over his team. On Wednesday, Keady was relieved when he found out that Painter decided to stay at Purdue.
The Missouri softball team's 24-game winning streak ended with a 9-2 loss to North Texas in the second game of a doubleheader split Wednesday with the Mean Green in Denton, Texas.
Former Purdue coach Gene Keady confirmed Tuesday morning that Matt Painter has been in contact with Missouri representatives concerning the coaching vacancy on the Missouri men's basketball team. Keady believes Painter met with Missouri representatives on Tuesday, but said Painter has not made a decision.
For the second time this season and fourth time in her career, Missouri's Chelsea Thomas was named the Big 12 Conference Pitcher of the Week.
Tuesday night's baseball game between MU and Illinois at at Busch Stadium in St. Louis was postponed because of wet and cold weather.