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Mizzou Basketball

MU men's basketball holding tryouts for walk-ons

The Missouri men's basketball team will hold walk-on tryouts at 6 p.m. Oct. 11 at Mizzou Arena.

Mitchell won't join MU basketball for fall semester

Dallas-area recruit Tony Mitchell missed the deadline to enroll for fall classes because of academic issues.

Missouri women's basketball faces challenging 2010-11 schedule

The Tigers' schedule includes 13 games against teams that made the NCAA Tournament in 2010.

Raptors sign former MU player Kleiza

The NBA's Toronto Raptors have signed former Missouri player Linas Kleiza to a multi-year contract. Kleiza played with Greek club Olympiakos last year after four seasons in Denver.

Big 12 basketball coaches challenged by smaller conference

Big 12 basketball coaches agreed a 10-team conference will make it tougher to put together glittering records in what has been one of the most rugged leagues in the country.

Nuggets make offer to Kleiza

The Denver Nuggets have made a qualifying offer to restricted free agent Linas Kleiza, a former Missouri player who spent the past season in Greece.

Texas decision to stay in Big 12 pleases Missouri officials

MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden both said they were pleased with the news Monday night out of Austin, Texas.

One-year athletic scholarships drawing attention

The antitrust division of the U.S. Justice Department is investigating the one-year renewable scholarship, what the NCAA describes as one-year, "merit-based" award that requires both demonstrated academic performance as well as "participation expectations" on the playing field.

Good reasons for Missouri-Big Ten rumors

There are several good reasons why Missouri would be a good candidate for joining the Big Ten if the conference decides to expand.

Big Ten commisioner says demographics drive expansion discussion

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany took questions on Tuesday at his conference's annual spring meetings in Chicago.

Move to the Big Ten does not mean step down for Missouri

After breaking down the stats on athletic success in the Big 12 and the Big Ten, it is difficult to say if either conference is better.

More fans mean more cash for Mizzou women's basketball coach

Robin Pingeton's five-year contract includes incentives if attendance doubles in each of her first two years.

Missouri's Mike Anderson discusses Oregon men's basketball coaching vacancy

MU men's basketball coach Anderson said he waited until Saturday to make a decision on Oregon's offer to coach there so that he could talk it over with his wife, who was in Columbia. Anderson didn't comment on the details of the offer.

UPDATE: Missouri coach Mike Anderson says he's staying

Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson was pursued by the University of Oregon, but turned down the offer to remain at Missouri.

Oregon pursuing Missouri coach Mike Anderson

Missouri granted permission Thursday for Pac-10 school to speak with Anderson about its open coaching position.

Q&A with new Missouri women's basketball coach Robin Pingeton

Robin Pingeton, who left Illinois State after seven seasons, talks about her reasons for leaving and what she looks forward to at Missouri.

Missouri signs top junior college men's basketball player

Ricardo Ratliffe, a 6-foot-8, 240-pound forward from Central Florida Community College, chose Missouri over Alabama, Arkansas, Cincinnati and Clemson.

Two Missouri men's basketball players decide to transfer

Missouri men's basketball players Miguel Paul and Tyler Stone said they are transferring in hopes of finding teams where they can gain more playing time.

Missouri introduces Pingeton as new women's basketball coach

Robin Pingeton has spent the past seven years as the head coach at Illinois State University where she finished with a record of 144-81 and two trips to the NCAA Tournament. Under Pingeton, the Redbirds have won three straight Missouri Valley Conference regular season championships.

MU moving to fill vacant women's basketball coaching job

The MU admistration said it interviewed candidates for the Tigers' next women's basketball coach on Monday and Tuesday and that someone could be hired by the end of the week.



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