MU Men's Basketball
ESPN and CBSSports.com reported Thursday that Missouri's men's basketball coach has agreed to leave Missouri and become the head coach at the University of Tulsa. The official announcement is expected Friday, according to a report from Tulsa World.
Kevin Punter, who was scheduled to sign his letter of intent to play at Missouri on Friday or Monday, said he's "not signing anything," instead planning on "just laying low right now."
Frank Haith just completed his third year of a six-year contract with Missouri. He led the Tigers to consecutive NCAA tournament appearances in 2012 and 2013, losing in the first round both times.
"The off-the-court incidents involving our program over the past few months will not be tolerated," coach Frank Haith said.
In the restraining order, Missouri men's basketball's Earnest Ross alleges that Zach Price attempted to cause Ross physical harm, stalked Ross, harassed Ross and followed Ross from place to place on April 2 — one day before Price was arrested twice for assault.
Missouri men's basketball assistant coach Mark Phelps is leaving the program after one season, the university confirmed Tuesday morning.
Kevin Punter averaged 20.3 points, 4.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 1.4 steals per game last season as a sophomore for State Fair Community College in Sedalia.
The Missouri forward is the third Tigers basketball player arrested in three weeks. He is accused of punching his roommate and pushing a woman to the ground, as well as ramming their vehicle.
Missouri guard Jabari Brown declared for the NBA draft Wednesday. He has not yet signed an agent, he has until April 15 to withdraw and continue studying at MU.
Jordan Clarkson will forgo his senior season and declare for the NBA draft. Clarkson spent one season at Missouri after transferring from Tulsa.
The Tigers finished 23-12 and missed the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2008. What will next season bring for Missouri? Here’s a look.
Missouri's season ended in a 71-63 loss to Southern Mississippi on Sunday afternoon in the National Invitation Tournament.
No longer worrying about its position on the NCAA Tournament bubble, the Missouri men's basketball team is playing looser.
No.3 seeded Southern Mississippi advances to play Missouri by defeating No. 6 Toledo on Wednesday.
The suspensions of guards Wes Clark and Shane Rector led to more playing time for the rarely used Jefferson City native.
Missouri to play the winner of Southern Mississippi and Toledo on Sunday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri coach Frank Haith's yearlong experiment using Jordan Clarkson at point guard has been, from a statistical standpoint, a success. That experiment could involve a new variable Tuesday when the Tigers host Davidson in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament at 8 p.m.
The Missouri Tigers' streak of five consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances is over.
For the first time since 2005, Missouri will be participating in the National Invitation Tournament. The Tigers received a No. 2 seed and will host No. 7 seed Davidson at 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena in the first round of the 32-team field.
The Missouri Tigers will participate in the National Invitation Tournament for the first time since 2005.