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Mizzou Basketball

Missouri men's basketball team thrashes UMSL after slow start

Missouri freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar led all scorers with 19 points. Senior Keith Shamburger had 13 points, six rebounds, six assists and no turnovers. 

Missouri basketball buys into defense

Kim Anderson has been preaching defense and hard work since he arrived in Columbia as the new head basketball coach. But for this team, defense-based basketball is far more than an image or preference. It is a necessity.

Chemistry evolving for Missouri men's basketball ahead of final exhibition

With Johnathan Williams III back practicing from injury, coach Kim Anderson is experimenting with several different lineup combinations.

Missouri basketball has room to grow after exhibition win

Missouri freshmen earned 30 points, 26 rebounds and four turnovers in the victory over William Jewell.

NCAA graduation rates improve; critics cry foul

The NCAA's newest graduation report, released Tuesday, showed 84 percent of athletes who entered college in 2007-08 earned a degree within six years, a 2 percentage-point increase over last year's previous high mark.

Williams III out Wednesday; Missouri men's basketball starting lineup remains a mystery

There are seven or eight players who could appear in the starting lineup, coach Kim Anderson said, and every player will likely see time in Wednesday's exhibition.

Missouri women's basketball coach enters big season

Four freshmen, including one who was ranked as a top-50 recruit by multiple websites, are bringing a diverse set of skills to the team.

 

COMMENTARY: After roster shuffle, Missouri men's basketball will be underdog

The Tigers return very little experience in 2014-15, but the team's win-loss record shouldn't be the only barometer used to measure success.

Black & Gold Scrimmage led by big men

Keanau Post and Ryan Rosburg combine for 23 points in Missouri men's basketball scrimmage.

Notebook: Healthier players ready for Missouri men's basketball

Players return from suspension, and a top returning scorer is injured. Missouri athletics also suspends assistant athletics director. 

Missouri men's basketball coach uses rapport to his advantage

Missouri basketball is constantly building relationships within the program. Kim Anderson thinks he's an easy guy to get along with, and the players agree.

Missouri dismisses guard Cameron Biedscheid from men's basketball team

Cameron Biedscheid, a St. Louis native, never played a game for Missouri.

Trying out to be a Missouri Tiger is no cakewalk on the basketball court

Missouri basketball invited students to try out for the team. Here's what it's like for the 11 students who went through the process.

Missouri men's basketball releases television schedule

Ten of the Tigers' non-conference games will appear on national television, which is a school record, according to the MU athletics department. The team will begin play Oct. 29 with an exhibition game against William Jewell College at the Hearnes Center.

UPDATE: Two Missouri men's basketball players arrested, suspended

Freshmen Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen were arrested early Sunday on suspicion of third-degree assault.

Missouri men's basketball coach Kim Anderson adjusts to recruiting at bigger stage

The new Tigers coach said he aims to recruit players from Missouri and that he wants them to succeed in the classroom and stay out of trouble.

 

Former Missouri basketball player Zach Price transfers to Winthrop

The senior forward's eligibility for the 2014-15 season is pending an NCAA waiver, according to a statement from Winthrop.

Missouri announces 'challenging' basketball schedule

Missouri's 2014-15 basketball schedule features tough nonconference opponents.

In-state basketball recruit Kevin Puryear commits to Missouri

Kevin Puryear, who plays for Blue Springs South High School, averaged 19.2 points, 8.8 rebounds and 2.2 assists as a junior. He is a 6-foot-7, 215-pound small forward and a 2015 prospect.

Hickman's Jimmy Whitt commits to Arkansas: from decision to announcement

Hickman basketball star Jimmy Whitt said his decision came down to Arkansas and Missouri, but ultimately his heart was in Arkansas.



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