Mizzou Sports

MU names Haith new men's basketball coach

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.


Bowers and English declare for 2011 NBA Draft without agents

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.

Board of Curators member says meeting tonight solely to approve contract

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.

Find more on the search to replace Anderson on the blog

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.

MU baseball team swept in series at Texas

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.

MU softball team splits series at Baylor

The Missouri softball team won 6-0 over Baylor on Sunday to split a two-game series against the Bears in Waco, Texas.

MU softball team falls at Baylor

Chelsea Thomas lost her first game in 14 starts in the Missouri softball team's 3-2 defeat Saturday at Baylor.

Missouri baseball team drops second game at Texas

The Missouri baseball team lost 5-2 to Texas on Saturday in the second game of its three-game series in Austin, Texas.

Missouri baseball team loses at Texas

The Missouri baseball team lost 5-4 to Texas on Friday at Disch-Falk Field in Austin, Texas.

Details released on Painter's new deal at Purdue

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.

Painter will not be next MU men's basketball coach, chooses to remain at Purdue

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.


Search continues for next Missouri men's basketball coach

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.  

Former Purdue coach says loyalty is what kept Matt Painter at Purdue

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. 

MU softball team splits at North Texas

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.

MU meeting with Purdue's Painter about men's basketball coaching job

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. 

MU's Thomas earns more Big 12 softball pitching honors

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.


MU baseball game at Busch Stadium postponed

Tuesday night's baseball game between MU and Illinois at at Busch Stadium in St. Louis was postponed because of wet and cold weather.

MU's basketball coaching search becoming limited

On Wednesday, after five seasons with the Tigers, Mike Anderson left Missouri to become the new coach at Arkansas. On Monday, several names mentioned as possible replacements solidified their situations elsewhere.

Missouri State's Martin hired as new men's basketball coach at Tennessee

Tennessee hired Missouri State's Cuonzo Martin on Sunday to take over a Volunteers men's basketball program facing punishment by the NCAA for recruiting violations.

Missouri softball team sweeps Texas Tech

The Missouri softball team completed a two-game sweep of No. 19-ranked Texas Tech with a six-inning 10-1 victory over the Red Raiders on Sunday in Lubbock, Texas.