The players were suspended Tuesday along with Stefhon Hannah following a fight outside Athena Night Club last weekend that left Hannah with a broken jaw.
MU basketball guard Jason M. Horton was arrested at 12:20 p.m. Friday in connection with a fight in which fellow player Stefhon Hannah’s jaw was broken outside of Athena Night Club, Columbia police said. He was booked and released on a summons.
Matt Daniel will begin coaching UCA’s women’s basketball team next season, but he has left the Tigers to lead UCA’s recruiting efforts for the rest of the season.
Columbia Police Sgt. Ken Hammond said the police are in the process of contacting guard Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons so that they can be questioned. They are not currently suspects in the incident at Athena Night Club that left Stefhon Hannah with a broken jaw.
Guards Stefhon Hannah and Jason Horton and forwards Marshall Brown, Darryl Butterfield and Leo Lyons were indefinitely suspended before Missouri’s 66-62 loss to Nebraska on Wednesday for breaking team rules. Team spokesman Dave Reiter said on Thursday that there is no word on when the suspensions will be over and he didn’t know when a decision would be made.
Senior Nicole Wilson makes a difficult transition from veteran volleyball star to first-year basketball player.
With five players suspended indefinitely, Missouri put up a fight against Nebraska and kept fans entertained, using just seven players in a 66-62 loss to the Cornhuskers.
The Missouri basketball has had a difficult week following the suspension of five players. After the Nebraska game coach Mike Anderson discussed the disciplinary actions.
The Mizzou basketball team, shorthanded after coach Mike Anderson suspended five players Tuesday, lost 66-62 to Nebraska.
With five players suspended, Missouri's basketball team will need to find new ways to contend with Cornhuskers.
Three days after a weekend brawl left his top scorer with a broken jaw, Missouri basketball coach Mike Anderson has suspended five players indefinitely.
Few details given about how the Tigers guard was injured Sunday morning at a Columbia night club.
The Missouri women's team has been one of the best in the Big 12 from the three-point line, but poor outside shooting in the last two games has caused the offense to struggle.
The incident is the latest in a series dating back to last summer and leading coach Mike Anderson to institute a "no tolerance" policy in July.
The host Colorado Buffaloes scored the first 11 points of the game. Slow starts have been common for MU when playing away from home. But instead of not being able to overcome the early deficit, MU rallied from as many as 14 points down to beat Colorado 66-62 on Saturday afternoon.
Texas constantly put pressure on MU by trapping on the perimeter and playing tough man-to-man defense to force 23 Tiger turnovers and MU’s worst offensive game of the season. Tigers coach Cindy Stein said the Longhorns’ defense wasn’t the problem. Instead it was a lack of production from supporting players who Stein said needed to want to score more.
While the Texas women’s basketball program isn’t at the level of elite programs like Tennessee, Connecticut, or Duke, it’s not like the Longhorns are trudging along in the mud. They have missed the NCAA Tournament two seasons in a row, but it is Texas’ first two-year hiatus from the tournament since its inception in 1982.
The Tigers had two of their toughest opponents, Texas and Kansas, at home, and three beatable opponents, Iowa State, Texas Tech and Colorado, on the road. So far, the only thing that’s gone right for MU is a win over then-No. 12 Texas. The Tigers then lost to Iowa State, Kansas and, on Wednesday, to Texas Tech.
Missouri lost another away game to fall to 0-5 on the road for the season. Keon Lawrence scored a season-high 24 points in the loss.