The increased salary raised some eyebrows, but employees said Anderson had earned it after basketball team's performance and for his professional conduct.
Missouri beat SLU 19-6 at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. Shortstop Michael Liberto went 4-for-6 with three RBIs.
Images from St. Louis as the Tigers took on the SLU Billikens at Busch Stadium.
Missouri's Matt Lawrence is in a 3-point shooting contest Thursday and Tigers coach Mike Anderson is part of an all-star game Friday.
The Missouri softball team split a doubleheader with host Kansas on Wednesday. The Tigers won the first game 8-0 in six innings and lost the second 4-1.
Three days after his team lost to Connecticut in the Elite Eight, Anderson has agreed to a new seven-year contract.
Officials from both Georgia and MU would not confirm rumors concerning a $2 million-plus contract deal offered to Mike Anderson to coach the Bulldogs next year.
Missouri men's basketball spokesman Dave Reiter said Monday evening that Memphis had not requested permission to talk to MU coach Mike Anderson about coaching there if current Memphis coach John Calipari decides to take the open position at Kentucky.
The Missouri baseball team recorded its third shutout of the season Monday. The Tigers defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 and improved to 4-5 in the Big 12 Conference and 13-14 overall.
While the seniors on the Missouri men's basketball team reflected on their careers, younger players tended to steer conversations toward the future. It’s a future that looks much brighter than it did less than three months ago after a loss at Nebraska to start the Big 12 season.
Between 100 and 200 people welcomed home the MU men's basketball team on Sunday from their Elite Eight appearance in Arizona. The Tigers lost Saturday to the University of Connecticut.
The Tigers can't muster any offense in a doubleheader against the Cowboys.
Missouri finished a two-game sweep with its 7-1 victory over Baylor University on Sunday. Sophomore Marla Schweisberger went 3-for-4 with three RBIs in the winning effort.
Despite such a surprisingly successful season, after losing to Connecticut 82-75 on Saturday in the NCAA West regional final, it was hard for Missouri seniors DeMarre Carroll, Matt Lawrence and Leo Lyons not to think about what could have been.
A one-point Missouri lead in the second-half faded quicky, and the Tigers fell one game short of reaching the Final Four for the first time in program history.
The Missouri softball team came from behind to beat Baylor 2-1 on Saturday at Getterman Stadium in Waco, Texas.
Missouri players and coaches spent as much time telling stories and cracking jokes as they did breaking down their Saturday matchup with Connecticut in the NCAA Tournament's Elite Eight.
Connecticut's Hasheem Thabeet, the 7-foot-3 Big East Defensive Player of the Year, might be a big problem for the Missouri men's basketball team in Saturday night's NCAA West Regional final.
The senior guard scored 23 points, and the Tigers held off a furious Memphis comeback in the second half for a 102-91 win.