MU Men's Basketball
Dallas-area recruit Tony Mitchell missed the deadline to enroll for fall classes because of academic issues.
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 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.
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.
MU Chancellor Brady Deaton and Missouri Athletics Director Mike Alden both said they were pleased with the news Monday night out of Austin, Texas.
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.
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 Commissioner Jim Delany took questions on Tuesday at his conference's annual spring meetings in Chicago.
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.
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.
Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson was pursued by the University of Oregon, but turned down the offer to remain at Missouri.
Missouri granted permission Thursday for Pac-10 school to speak with Anderson about its open coaching position.
Ricardo Ratliffe, a 6-foot-8, 240-pound forward from Central Florida Community College, chose Missouri over Alabama, Arkansas, Cincinnati and Clemson.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Zaire Taylor will face fellow Staten Island, N.Y., native Dan Jennings when No. 10 seed Missouri plays No. 2 seed West Virginia in the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.