The curators agreed with UM System President Tim Wolfe's recommendation to hire an outside counsel in the case. Earlier in the day, Wolfe also discussed MU responses to the alleged sexual assault of former swimmer Sasha Menu Courey.
At their Wednesday practice, Missouri softball underclassmen Natalie Fleming and Kelsea Roth enjoy the company of their teammates.
UM System President Tim Wolfe talked with reporters about how the UM System plans to move forward to address mental health issues and sexual assaults on the four campuses.
Missouri will compete in four televised games, three of which are SEC games.
The Tigers were ranked No. 14 in the USA Today and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association poll.
Missouri women's tennis announced that Brittany Lashway decided to transfer to MU.
After a 2013 season in which he struggled, Missouri pitcher John Miles has gained a renewed sense of confidence in his abilities, helped by a record-setting summer season.
The UM Board of Curators will decide whether to hire an investigation firm during its meetings from Wednesday through Friday in the Reynolds Alumni Center. Mike Menu and Lynn Courey, Sasha Menu Courey's parents, told the Missourian on Saturday that they still wanted an investigation to take place. They also released a statement in the wake of the news.
An ESPN report released last week has put MU under scrutiny for failing to investigate reports that Sasha Menu Courey, a former swimmer and student at MU, was sexually assaulted by members of the football team. Menu Courey committed suicide in 2011.
UM System President Tim Wolfe has asked the Board of Curators to use independent counsel to investigate how MU handled the alleged sexual assault of swimmer Sasha Menu Courey. MU has handed all information over to the Columbia Police Department.
Lynn Courey and Mike Menu, the parents of a former Missouri swimmer who said she was sexually assaulted, talk about their daughter and ESPN's "Outside the Lines" report.
Tigers get blanked in the opening match of the Kick-Off Weekend tournament in Gainesville, Fla.
Missouri suffered its first dual meet loss of the season Friday, dropping a 24-10 result to Northern Iowa. On Saturday, the Tigers snapped back with a 31-0 decision over Northern Illinois.
Missouri athletics department spokesman Chad Moller released two letters Friday in response to an ESPN story that says the university failed to investigate an alleged sexual assault on a student athlete by at least one MU football player. The student later committed suicide.
Kentucky defeated Missouri in gymnastics 195.150 to 193.775.
Missouri redshirt freshman Levi Copelin was arrested Thursday at the university's ID Card Office for disturbing the peace.
A couple of strong performances from freshmen were the bright spot for Missouri gymnastics. But Kentucky stopped the Tigers 195.150-193.775 Friday at the Hearnes Center.
Casey Stangel and Tori Finucane are confident their combined skills can replace the graduated superstar Chelsea Thomas.
Five football recruits began classes on Tuesday in order to participate in spring football. The recruits hope that the additional practice time will help them better grasp the Tigers' system and give them an edge over other incoming players.
The sophomore won the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard competitions Jan. 18 at Iowa City, Iowa. Missouri competed against Illinois, Indiana and Iowa.