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Age not stopping Gill-Caesar

In Print: Age not stopping Gill-Caesar

By Michael Natelli | Oct. 21, 2014

Said Fulford: “Teki's here because I'm here.”

Following multiple injuries, Bri Porter brings skill, height

In Print: Following multiple injuries, Bri Porter brings skill, height

By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 21, 2014

“I think we’re finally starting to see her be Bri Porter again,” Cunningham said, “and she’s going to be a very big part of our team this year.”

Freshman guard hopes to raise game

In Print: Freshman guard hopes to raise game

By Bobby Ceresia | Oct. 21, 2014

Shephard averaged 35 points per game her junior year of high school.

Sports Blog: Bello wins Black and Gold dunk contest

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 14, 2014 at 11:19 p.m.

The Missouri men’s and women’s basketball programs hosted their annual Black and Gold Game intrasquad scrimmages on Tuesday night, and while both were entertaining, the entertainment highlight of the night came from the dunk contest that came in between the two. Freshman forward Jakeenan Gant, sophomore guard Wes ...

In Print: Fouls a familiar foe for Rosburg

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 14, 2014 | Updated Oct. 14, 2014 at 11:35 p.m.

Junior Ryan Rosburg looks to stay out of foul trouble this season for the Tigers.

Sports Blog: Four 2015 men’s hoops recruits make visits

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 13, 2014 at 11:28 a.m.

Several top basketball recruits were on hand at this weekend’s football game against the Georgia Bulldogs for visits. Class of 2015 recruits included five-star guards Antonio Blankeney and Isaiah Briscoe, four-star forward Thomas Bryant and three-star forward Kevin Puryear. Puryear is the only one of the bunch to have ...

Sports Blog: Biedscheid dismissed from program

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on Sept. 30, 2014 at 10:47 p.m.

Missouri basketball announced late Tuesday that sophomore Cameron Biedscheid has been dismissed from the program. Biedscheid, a St. Louis native, transferred to Missouri from Notre Dame at the end of the fall semester last year. He was going to be eligible to play for the Tigers at the conclusion of ...

Sports Blog: Chicago Bulls sign Kim English

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 27, 2014 at 9:22 a.m.

The Chicago Bulls announced on Friday that they’ve signed former Missouri guard Kim English to their training camp squad. English was originally drafted in 2012 by the Detroit Pistons, playing 41 games in his rookie season. He spent last season playing in Italy. At Missouri, English played a key ...

Sports Blog: Brown signed to Lakers roster

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 23, 2014 at 8:53 p.m.

The Los Angeles Lakers announced on Tuesday that they signed former Missouri Tiger Jabari Brown to their training camp roster. Brown had been a free agent after playing with the Houston Rockets in the NBA Summer League. Brown, who went undrafted in the 2014 NBA Draft last summer, gets to ...

Sports Blog: Mizzou Arena renovations announced

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Sept. 18, 2014 at 8:08 p.m.

Mizzou Athletics announced plans Thursday to proceed with a multi-million dollar renovation on Mizzou Arena. The renovation will begin in the coming weeks. The renovation includes plans to upgrade the Tiger Player Development area, team lounge, locker room, team academic area, strength and conditioning facility, and facility entranceway in order ...

In Print: Gant, Allen arrested on charges of assault

By Aaron Reiss | Sept. 16, 2014 | Updated Sept. 17, 2014 at 10:49 a.m.

The charges are misdemeanors.

Sports Blog: Jones dismissed for rules violation

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 8, 2014 at 8:27 p.m.

The Missouri men’s basketball team issued a statement Friday announcing the dismissal of sophomore forward Torren Jones for a violation of team rules. “We have high standards at the University of Missouri and after consulting with Mike Alden, I have made the decision to dismiss Torren Jones from our ...

Sports Blog: Top 50 recruit Gill-Caesar picks Tigers, reclassifies to 2014 class

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Aug. 2, 2014 at 6:56 p.m.

With the school year fast-approaching, the Missouri Tigers topped off their 2014-2015 roster on Saturday landing four-star recruit Montaque “Teki” Gill-Caesar. Gill-Caesar uses Mizzou’s final scholarship spot for the season, and signed a financial aid agreement on Saturday. “Teki is an outstanding addition to our family and fills a ...

Mizzou grad serves on NBA champion Spurs’ training staff

In Print: Mizzou grad serves on NBA champion Spurs’ training staff

By Michael Natelli | July 9, 2014

“Being around guys (at Mizzou) who were considered ‘big time’ every day, that definitely helped with making being around the guys on the Spurs no big deal,” Calkins said.

Sports Blog: Former Mizzou player Jabari Brown not selected in 2014 NBA Draft

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 26, 2014 at 11:16 p.m.

Former Missouri guard Jabari Brown went unpicked in the NBA Draft Thursday. Brown was named first team all-Southeastern Conference last season after leading the conference in scoring. He averaged 19.9 points and 4.43 rebounds per game. Brown was third in the conference in three-point shooting percentage, at 41 ...

Sports Blog: Wizards select Clarkson in NBA Draft, but headed to Lakers

Posted to Sports Blog by Aaron Reiss on June 26, 2014 at 10:38 p.m.

The Washington Wizards selected former Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson with the 46th pick in 2014 NBA Draft Thursday. The pick was reportedly made for the Los Angeles Lakers. “What an incredible honor for Missouri to have Jordan Clarkson selected in tonight’s NBA Draft,” Mizzou coach Kim Anderson said in ...

In Print: Anderson is the right choice, if not flashy

By Nick Yahl | May 7, 2014

Anderson has a trait that MU’s past three coaches didn’t: he’s from Missouri.

Sports Blog: Frank Haith drops Zach Price from basketball team

Posted to Sports Blog by Jack Witthaus on April 10, 2014 at 1:49 p.m.

Coach Frank Haith announced today that junior forward Zach Price has been dismissed from the program. Price has been suspended from team activities since April 3. “Last week’s situation was unacceptable and after a review, I have decided that Zach (Price) will no longer be a part of our ...

Sports Blog: Four Missouri athletes arrested on marijuana suspicion

Posted to Sports Blog by Matt Muenzberg on March 17, 2014 at 3:02 p.m.

Missouri basketball players Wes Clark and Shane Rector and Missouri football players Aarion Penton and Shaun Rupert were arrested on suspicion of possession of 35 grams or less of marijuana Saturday night. Clark and Rector, both freshman guards, were suspended from the team Monday afternoon, missing practice. Missouri coach Frank ...

Tigers set to face Davidson in NIT

By Matt Muenzberg | March 17, 2014

Mizzou will miss the NCAA tournament for the first time in six years.

Antler ejections spark controversy

By Jacob Bogage | Nov. 26, 2013 | Updated Nov. 27, 2013 at 1:25 a.m.

Cheering section has been escorted out of two straight non-conference games.

Guards push Missouri over IUPUI

By Katherine Knott | Nov. 26, 2013

Brown and Clarkson combine for 46 points in victory.

Keion Bell: Basketball star… and budding rapper?

In Print: Keion Bell: Basketball star… and budding rapper?

By Hannah Tinnin | Oct. 8, 2013

Shooting hoops in Italy isn’t the only thing former Missouri guard has got on his mind.

Missouri basketball prepares for first SEC tournament

In Print: Missouri basketball prepares for first SEC tournament

By Hunter Woodall | March 12, 2013

After finishing 11-7 in conference play, the team will travel to Nashville later this week to start the postseason.

Editorial: Sportsmanship and tact forgotten in reactions to Dixon’s suspension

This past weekend, Twitter erupted with rumors and allegations about junior guard Mike Dixon’s indefinite suspension and the reasons behind coach Frank Haith’s decision to bench him. Former Missouri guard Kim English and Dixon himself sent out their displeasure with the coach’s decision to keep the player ...

After another long sit, Bowers stands out

In Print: After another long sit, Bowers stands out

By Jacob Bogage | Nov. 13, 2012

Senior forward Laurence Bowers scored 18 second-half points in his return to the starting lineup.

In Print: Zou Crew sign-ups draw dedicated fans

By Katherine Knott | Sept. 23, 2012

Students started camping out Saturday night to join the basketball cheering section.

Sports Blog: Border Showdown pits offense vs. defense

Posted to Sports Blog by Ryan Hood on Feb. 3, 2012 at 10:09 p.m.

It’s Missouri. It’s Kansas. It’s the Border Showdown. Seldom before has the national spotlight been so concentrated upon Tiger basketball. The anticipation for Saturday night’s primetime showdown between No. 4 Missouri and No. 8 Kansas is unparalleled in Tiger lore. There will be much more than ...

Technical difficulties delay Zou Crew signups

In Print: Technical difficulties delay Zou Crew signups

By Chris Gothner | Oct. 18, 2011

Students criticized the online signup process after a Student Life server crash caused signups to be delayed for one day.