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Mizzou Basketball

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.

Missouri freshman impresses in NCAA men's basketball tournament

Missouri freshman Michael Dixon Jr. scored a team-high 15 points against West Virginia in 17 minutes, about half the time played by most of Missouri’s starters in the team's second-round NCAA Tournament loss.

Anderson satisfied with Missouri men's basketball season

The Missouri men's basketball team lost in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, but MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson said he considered it a successful season because of his team's lack of experience. 

Larger role on MU men's basketball team likely for Moore next season

Missouri sophomore Steve Moore had three blocks and two rebounds in 16 minutes Sunday against West Virginia, a sign he is set to take on a larger role with the Tigers next season.

Missed layups end MU men's basketball season

The Tigers had worked around poor shooting showings before. The difference Sunday, in a 68-59 season-ending loss to West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, was that the misses weren’t open jump shots or 3-pointers. They were layups.

MU men's basketball can't overcome rebounding woes in NCAA Tournament loss

For most of the game, Missouri pestered taller West Virginia like mosquitoes. However, it couldn’t contain the Mountaineers' height in a 68-59 loss Sunday in the second-round of the NCAA Tournament at HSBC Arena in Buffalo, N.Y.

Denmon's shooting woes continue for Missouri men's basketball in NCAA tournament

In the past three games, Tigers guard Marcus Denmon has made just one of 13 from behind the 3-point line.



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