He is the second MU player to pull his name from the draft. Junior forward Leo Lyons withdrew his name May 9.
The MU forward will remain with the Tigers for another year. There is no word yet on whether fellow player DeMarre Carroll will also remove his name from consideration.
MU forwards DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons have entered their names in the 2008 NBA Draft, but will not hire agents.
Doshia Woods comes from Oregon State to be recruiting coordinator for the Missouri women’s basketball team.
Every game day, Kleiza gets to slip the baby blue Nuggets jersey over his head. He gets to swish 3-pointers that bring 18,000 fans to their feet. This season, Kleiza is finally silencing the doubters that he has had at every point on his journey.
When fans saw the last of this year’s Missouri men's basketball team last week, they might have seen the last of junior forward Leo Lyons.
After Thursday’s 61-56 loss to Nebraska in the opening round of the Big 12 tournament, the CBI is the only tournament that would likely be calling on the MU men's basketball team on Selection Sunday.
It wasn’t that Nebraska played great or even that Missouri played poorly. The game was close throughout, and bad possessions for the Tigers piled up in a first-round loss Thursday in the Big 12 men's basketball tournament.
The loss gives Missouri the most losses in a season in the history of the program.
A vocal crowd helps add energy for men's basketball team.
Tigers will meet Texas A&M Wednesday.
A heating element on a ceiling that dropped onto roofing material started a fire at around 6 a.m., The Kansas City Star reported.
The MU women's basketball team took Oklahoma down to the final seconds Feb. 6 at Mizzou Arena but lost. Tuesday, the Tigers get another chance to upset the Sooners in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament.
This is the second straight season that a Missouri player has won this honor.
The 10th-seeded Missouri men's basketball team will face No. 7 Nebraska on Thursday in the first round of the Big 12 Conference Tournament in Kansas City.
The madness officially starts up again this week. The women of the Big 12 Conference descend on Kansas City for the Big 12 Conference Tournament, running from Tuesday through Saturday at Municipal Auditorium.
The Sooners scored 38 points in the last period to defeat Missouri, 75-64.
When the Missouri women’s basketball team almost upset No. 11 Oklahoma on Feb. 6 at Mizzou Arena, the home crowd was a factor. But it wasn’t because the arena was filled with loud, rowdy fans. Instead, the docile crowd of 1,228 fans made little noise in the close contest, which threw the Sooners off their game.