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MU Men's Basketball

Missouri's Lyons to play for Pacers in summer league

Former Missouri men's basketball player Leo Lyons, who was not drafted in Thursday night's NBA Draft, has agreed to play for the Indiana Pacers' summer league team.

Missouri's Carroll selected by Grizzlies in NBA Draft

Former Missouri basketball player Demarre Carroll was selected by the Memphis Grizzlies with the 27th pick of Thursday's NBA Draft. Former Tigers teammate Leo Lyons was not selected.

Missouri's Carroll, Lyons set for NBA draft

Before the start of Missouri’s 2008 season, forwards DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons weren't often mentioned as draft prospects, but stellar play in their senior seasons and strong performances in tournaments and workouts since the end of the season has changed that.

Agent downplays health concerns for Carroll

Previously undisclosed liver disease shouldn't impede NBA career.

Two post players sign with Missouri basketball team

The addition of Tyler Stone and Jon Underwood could help the Missouri men's basketbal team fill the void left by the graduation of seniors DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons.

MU men's basketball players look to the future

Leo Lyons and DeMarre Carroll hope their run to the Elite Eight will help their chances at getting drafted by an NBA team.

Contract finalized for MU men's basketball coach Mike Anderson

In a new contract that was finalized Monday, Missouri men's basketball coach Mike Anderson will receive a guaranteed $1.55 million per year over seven years. 

Senior forwards share most outstanding honor at awards banquet for Missouri men's basketball team

Senior forwards DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons shared the Most Outstanding Player Award given out Monday night at the Missouri men’s basketball team's awards banquet.

Missouri's Carroll named MVP of Portsmouth Invitational

Tiger senior averaged a double-double in three games.

Missouri the right fit for Mike Anderson

After setting the school record with 31 wins and advancing all the way to Elite Eight, coach Mike Anderson and his players said the foundation has been laid for a successful men's basketball program at Missouri. It's that blueprint and a certain level of comfort that kept Anderson and his family in Columbia.

Anderson receives national coaching honor

Missouri coach shares award with John Calipari.

The Beat: Looking back at the men's basketball season

Luke Thompson, William Powell and Greg Bowers talk about covering the successful season of the Missouri men's basketball team.

Curators approve contract for Mike Anderson

The seven-year deal will pay the Missouri basketball coach $1.35 million each season.

MU employees question raise, not Anderson's style

The increased salary raised some eyebrows, but employees said Anderson had earned it after basketball team's performance and for his professional conduct. 

Postseason events keep Missouri basketball team busy

Missouri's Matt Lawrence is in a 3-point shooting contest Thursday and Tigers coach Mike Anderson is part of an all-star game Friday. 

Anderson agrees to new contract at Missouri

Three days after his team lost to Connecticut in the Elite Eight, Anderson has agreed to a new seven-year contract.

UPDATE: Rumors of Georgia contract offer to Anderson

Officials from both Georgia and MU would not confirm rumors concerning a $2 million-plus contract deal offered to Mike Anderson to coach the Bulldogs next year.

MU official says Memphis has not asked to talk with Anderson

Missouri men's basketball spokesman Dave Reiter said Monday evening that Memphis had not requested permission to talk to MU coach Mike Anderson about coaching there if current Memphis coach John Calipari decides to take the open position at Kentucky.

Missouri vows to sustain success

While the seniors on the Missouri men's basketball team reflected on their careers, younger players tended to steer conversations toward the future. It’s a future that looks much brighter than it did less than three months ago after a loss at Nebraska to start the Big 12 season.

Tigers return home to proud crowd

Between 100 and 200 people welcomed home the MU men's basketball team on Sunday from their Elite Eight appearance in Arizona. The Tigers lost Saturday to the University of Connecticut.



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