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Sports Blog: Missouri basketball takes first defeat of the season

Posted to Sports Blog by Bruno Vernaschi on Nov. 24, 2014 at 12:50 p.m.

Despite a promising first half, the Missouri women's basketball team fell Sunday night in Honolulu to No. 14 California 70-82 in the Bank of Hawaii Wahine Classic. The first 20 minutes of the game were tight until the Golden Bears took a six-point lead with three minutes left. The ...

Reaction: Mizzou vs. Arizona

By Will Jarvis | Nov. 24, 2014

The Tigers had 17 turnovers in the 21-point loss to No. 3 Arizona.

Sports Blog: Missouri basketball dominates first game in Hawaii

Posted to Sports Blog by Bobby Ceresia on Nov. 22, 2014 at 1:38 a.m.

The sun shone bright on Friday afternoon in Honolulu at the Bank of Hawaii Wahine Classic Friday, but the sophomore class of Missouri women’s basketball shone even brighter. Sophomore forward Kayla McDowell put up 11 points while sophomore guard Sierra Michaelis put up 14 points, a new career best ...

Sports Blog: “Ill”-Caesar leads Missouri over Oral Roberts

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 19, 2014 at 11:50 p.m.

It was a bounceback game for freshman guard Montaque Gill-Caesar. After shooting 4-for-13 and just 1-for-6 from beyond the arc in Sunday’s win against Valparaiso, Gill-Caesar came back to put up 19 points, including 12 from three-point range, on Wednesday against Oral Roberts. He led the Tigers in scoring ...

Clearer picture for Tiger squad

In Print: Clearer picture for Tiger squad

By Michael Natelli | Nov. 19, 2014

The starting lineup is seemingly set, with Clark and Allen standing out early.

In Print: Doty, Tigers adapting to critical injuries

By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 19, 2014

The Tigers most experienced point guard is out for the season.

Column: Give Mizzou basketball some time, Tiger fans

By Daniel Schmidt | Nov. 19, 2014

The Tigers have made the extra pass against Valparaiso, which was a rarity in the Haith era.

Shooting surge leads the Tigers

By Will Jarvis | Nov. 19, 2014

Mizzou was eight-of-nine from beyond the arc in the second half.

Missouri women’s basketball shuts down Redhawks

By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 18, 2014

Two different plays summed up the entirety of the game. The first was when Missouri sophomore forward Jordan Frericks hit a layup within seconds of the start of the game. The second was when Southeastern Missouri State guard Jasmine Robinson stood under the basket with three Missouri players standing over ...

Kangaroos drop Tigers

Kangaroos drop Tigers

By Daniel Witt | Nov. 15, 2014

“Obviously we didn’t play very well," Anderson said.

In Print: Missouri women’s basketball dominates, despite doubts

By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 15, 2014

Senior guard Morgan Eye hit seven 3-pointers against the Leathernecks.

Gill-Caesar preparing for big role

By Michael Natelli | Nov. 13, 2014

“That’s what they wanted when they brought me here: to score the ball and make shots,” Gill-Caesar said.

Notes heading into basketball season opener

By Michael Natelli | Nov. 13, 2014

Slow start, Williams’ health highlights from UMSL scrimmage

Sports Blog: Mizzou signs Puryear, VanLeer to 2015 class

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Nov. 12, 2014 at 6:00 p.m.

Missouri coach Kim Anderson announced on Wednesday that Mizzou signed Class of 2015 recruits Cullen VanLeer and Kevin Puryear . Puryear and VanLeer are both considered to be three-star recruits by 247 Sports and gave the Tigers verbal commitments on Aug. 21 and Sept. 5, respectively. Wednesday, the sixth- and seventh-rated ...

Anderson continues testing three-guard lineup

In Print: Anderson continues testing three-guard lineup

By Daniel Witt | Nov. 12, 2014

The coaches take statistics of every shot taken every day.

In Print: Anderson pieces together coaching identity

By Daniel Witt | Nov. 12, 2014

Said Anderson of his time with Bob Knight: “That’s a free clinic.”

Tigers carry on without Doty

By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 10, 2014

“(Doty’s) still going to bring great value to our team,” Missouri coach Robin Pingeton said. “As hard as this is, I’m really proud of her maturity and the way she’s handled this.”

Missouri beats UMSL in final exhibition game

By Michael Natelli | Nov. 8, 2014

Williams III returns as strong second half carries Tigers over Tritons

Mizzou continues focus on defense

By Will Jarvis | Nov. 6, 2014

“I don’t think you can overemphasize defense,” redshirt junior Deuce Bello said.

Missouri narrowly beats Division II opponent

By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 5, 2014

Senior guard Morgan Eye put up 17 points in the first half but didn’t shoot once in the second.

In Print: Mizzou relying on Rosburg, Post early

By Michael Natelli | Nov. 5, 2014

Big men to play big role on and off the court

Anderson teaches players to ‘make the extra pass’

In Print: Anderson teaches players to ‘make the extra pass’

By Michael Natelli | Nov. 4, 2014

The new Missouri men’s basketball coach has also had his team practice a zone defense.

In Print: Improvement leads to optimism from sophomore class

By Bobby Ceresia | Nov. 4, 2014

“I’ve never been on a team that has been this close before,” Michaelis said.

Tigers’ seniors take control

In Print: Tigers’ seniors take control

By Bruno Vernaschi | Nov. 4, 2014

Although Eye has has had a much more successful career than Fowler, the pair are set to lead side-by-side.

Williams III absent from action in exhibition opener

Williams III absent from action in exhibition opener

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 30, 2014

Williams III has been dealing with a meniscus tear since October.

Sports Blog: Anderson still mum on starters

Posted to Sports Blog by Michael Natelli on Oct. 29, 2014 at 1:04 a.m.

Missouri men’s basketball coach Kim Anderson was non-committal on his starting five this week, saying there are “seven or eight guys that have a chance to start.” “I’m not sure which way we’ll go yet,” Anderson said. “The competition’s been really good.” But while Anderson has ...

2014-2015 Basketball Preview

2014-2015 Basketball Preview

By The Maneater Staff | Oct. 29, 2014

Who are these guys? Kim Anderson is about to begin his first season as a Division I head coach. He’s taking the reins of the Tigers, who he played for in the 1970s. Mizzou loses 78 percent of its scoring from last season and will likely play five true ...

Deuce Bello’s athleticism stands out

By Will Jarvis | Oct. 29, 2014

Coach Kim Anderson plans on using Bello in a number of positions.

Fulford ready for new challenge

In Print: Fulford ready for new challenge

By Michael Natelli | Oct. 29, 2014

The former Huntington Prep coach said “it was time” to make the leap.

In Print: Home, sweet Hearnes for Anderson

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 29, 2014

Kim Anderson played in the Hearnes Center in the 1970s. Now, 40 years later, he returns as a head coach.

In Print: Junior college transfer ready to take on Division I

By Bruno Vernaschi | Oct. 29, 2014

Robinson was a top-100 recruit coming out of high school.

Kim Anderson is ready

Feature: Kim Anderson is ready

By Will Jarvis | Oct. 29, 2014

“I’m looking forward to coaching these guys more than I am talking about it," he said.

In Print: Men’s basketball goes on retreat

By Michael Natelli | Oct. 29, 2014

On the weekend of October 17-20, the Missouri men’s basketball team took a retreat to Moberly, Missouri, to do some team bonding with the season less than a month away. The retreat was not announced, as coach Kim Anderson “wanted to keep it quiet,” with the goal being to ...

In Print: Notable foes: a look at Mizzou basketball's opponents

By Will Jarvis | Oct. 29, 2014

Arizona (Nov. 24 in Maui, Hawaii) The Tigers got the unlucky draw of facing Arizona in the opening round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational on Nov. 24. Arizona coach Sean Miller hopes to lead his team to another Elite Eight. And while the Wildcats lost their top two scorers ...

Offense plans on balanced attack

In Print: Offense plans on balanced attack

By Bobby Ceresia | Oct. 29, 2014

“Everyone brings a different piece offensively,” Fowler said. “Basketball is a big puzzle and I think we all have the pieces to make it work.”

Sophomore Tigers retooled, refocused

In Print: Sophomore Tigers retooled, refocused

By Aaron Reiss | Oct. 29, 2014

Williams said he's now comfortable shooting up to 24 feet from the basket.

In Print: Tigers exploring for the scoring

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 29, 2014

The Tigers have lost 78 percent of their scoring from last season’s NIT run.

Tigers looking for a leader

In Print: Tigers looking for a leader

By Daniel Witt | Oct. 29, 2014

A pair of seniors will look to lead Tigers against competition.

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.