Missouri Rumors & News

  • Missouri receives commitment from Minnesota power forward

    Kansas City Star "Maple Grove (Minn.) power forward Reed Nikko has committed to the Missouri men’s basketball team. Nikko, a 6-foot-9 Rivals three-star recruit, announced his decision Monday evening on Twitter. The Tigers envision him as a back-to-the-basket presence, but also as something of a stretch-four..." October 06

  • Willie Jackson becomes Mizzou's second commitment for the 2016 class

    Rock M Nation "Willie Jackson has been featured a few times in our recruiting pieces. He was an under the radar offer in early July, the interest level was a lot higher in August when Xavier Sneed cut Mizzou from the list. We also talked about him last week as a preview to his visit, and he also got a mention in..." September 24

  • Missouri reels in three-star PF Mitchell Smith

    Rock M Nation "We've talked about Mitchell Smith before, in Friday's Commitment Watch post, as well as the August Recruiting Catch-Up post. Smith is a bit of a project in that he's on the slight side at around 205 lbs right now, and for a 6-10 forward, that's not much. He's an unranked 3-star Power Forward who..." September 21

  • Former Missouri men’s basketball player Montaque Gill-Caesar to transfer to San Diego State

    Columbia Missourian "For the second time this week, a former Missouri basketball player is reportedly headed to a new program. Former Missouri guard Montaque Gill-Caesar tweeted Thursday he will transfer to San Diego State University. Gill-Caesar is the third Tiger to transfer this summer. Jon Rothstein of CBS..." August 28

  • Former Missouri men's basketball player Deuce Bello to transfer to East Tennessee State

    Columbia Missourian "After playing just one season for the Missouri men’s basketball team, former guard Deuce Bello will reportedly play his final season of collegiate basketball at East Tennessee State University, according to Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports. Missouri announced Bello’s departure from the program on..." August 25

  • Former Missouri guard Montaque Gill-Caesar to visit Oregon

    College Basketball Talk "After announcing earlier this summer that he’d be leaving the Missouri program after just one season, Montaque Gill-Caesar hadn’t said much regarding his plans when it came to a new school. Thursday it was reported by Matt Prehm of 247Sports.com that the Huntington Prep product will visit Oregon,..." August 14

  • Gill-Caesar will transfer from Mizzou

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Missouri sophomore guard Montaque Gill-Caesar has requested to be released from his scholarship and plans to transfer. “We wish Montaque the best,” Missouri coach Kim Anderson said in a prepared statement. “In an evolving conversation this week, Montaque informed our program of his future..." July 15

  • Ex-Tiger Johnathan Williams III headed to Gonzaga

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Johnathan Williams III, Missouri's leading scorer and rebounder last season, has decided on his next college team. Williams will transfer to Gonzaga, he announced Saturday on Instagram and Twitter. "Thanks for all of the schools that recruited me & after careful consideration, I chosen to..." June 01

  • Miami guard Deandre Burnett transferring to Ole Miss

    CBS Sports "Miami transfer Deandre Burnett has committed to Ole Miss, he tweeted on Monday morning. Burnett must sit out next season per NCAA rules and then will have two years of eligibility remaining beginning with the 2016-17 season." May 11

  • Four-star 2015 shooting guard commits to Missouri

    College Basketball Talk "The Missouri basketball program picked up a late 2015 recruit on Friday night, as four-star shooting guard K.J. Walton committed to the Tigers. He was visiting the Mizzou campus this weekend. Evan Daniels of Scout.com first reported the commitment. Jeff Borzello of ESPN also had the news." May 08

  • Former Missouri guard Shane Rector headed to Utah State

    College Basketball Talk "Shane Rector has committed to Utah State, according to a report from JucoJunction.com. Rector was a three-star recruit and a borderline top 100 prospect in the Class of 2013, when he was a high school senior. The point guard ended up at Missouri, but he played just 23 games as a freshman before..." April 28

  • Missouri receives commitments from two John A. Logan College players

    College Basketball Talk "After winning just nine games in 2014-15 there’s clearly room for improvement at Missouri. Saturday afternoon head coach Kim Anderson received verbal commitments from two junior college players he hopes are capable of helping to spark a turnaround in Columbia. As first reported by Brad Winton..." April 19

  • Mizzou transfer Williams hit with baffling Big 12 restrictions

    Next Impulse Sports "The NCAA’s transfer rules have long been under scrutiny and while there are many restrictions placed upon student-athletes that don’t even reach the public, we may have a new winner for most bizarre restrictions. Missouri forward Johnathan Williams III announced he will be leaving the program..." April 08

  • Missouri's Johnathan Williams and Deuce Bello transferring

    CBS Sports "Missouri will lose two players to transfer. Forward Johnathan Williams III, a sophomore this season, will leave. Williams will have to sit out a year, per NCAA rule, and have two years of eligibility remaining. Williams averaged 11.9 points and 7.1 rebounds this year. " April 07

  • Sources: Johnathan Williams III expected to transfer from Missouri

    College Basketball Talk "Johnathan Williams III is expected to announce he is transferring from Missouri, sources told NBCSports.com. Williams was the leading scorer and rebounder for the Tigers this season, as the 6-foot-8 sophomore averaged 11.9 points and 7.1 boards. A Memphis native, Williams was ranked No. 42..." March 31

  • Missouri assistant Tim Fuller leaving program

    CBS Sports "Missouri assistant coach Tim Fuller will not return to the program next season, the team announced on Tuesday. Fuller was part of head coach Frank Haith's staff from 2011 until Haith left for Tulsa prior to this season. " March 24

  • Missouri reinstates Montaque Gill-Caesar, Namon Wright

    CBS Sports "Missouri announced before Saturday's game against Mississippi State that freshman Montaque Gill-Caesar and Namon Wright have been reinstated from suspension. The Tigers fell to the Bulldogs 77-74 Saturday, marking the 11th straight loss for Missouri. Both players' suspensions, which came due..." February 15

  • Missouri guard Wes Clark suffers dislocated elbow Tuesday

    CBS Sports "Missouri guard Wes Clark suffered a dislocated elbow in Tuesday's 65-60 loss to South Carolina. Clark, who played 26 minutes before suffering the injury and scored 11 points on 4 of 10 shooting. "Heart goes out to Wes Clark. It's moments like that, as a coach, makes you sick," South Carolina..." February 11

  • Short-handed Mizzou suspends pair

    ESPN "Missouri freshmen Montaque Gill-Caesar and Namon Wright were suspended for the team's 83-61 loss Saturday to Texas A&M for a violation of team rules. The school issued a statement before tipoff saying the players' status would be re-evaluated at a later point." February 08

  • Missouri guard Tramaine Isabell suspended again

    Kansas City Star "Missouri freshman point guard Tramaine Isabell was suspended Saturday for the Tigers’ 67-47 loss against Mississippi at Mizzou Arena. He was not on the Tigers’ bench. “Before we start, I know some of you probably want to ask about Tramaine, so I’ll make this statement right now then I don’t..." February 02

  • Three-star prep point guard Terrence Phillips commits to Missouri

    Kansas City Star "Wrapping up his official visit, Oak Hill (Va.) Academy point guard Terrence Phillips committed to Missouri on Saturday evening. Phillips, the younger brother of Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings, is a Rivals three-star prospect and the third known commitment in the Tigers’ 2015 recruiting..." January 05

  • Bello suspended indefinitely, Gant enters starting five for Mizzou basketball

    Columbia Missourian "The Missouri basketball team had one fewer reserve Tuesday against Oklahoma State. Coach Kim Anderson suspended guard Deuce Bello indefinitely. Bello's absence didn't seem to derail Missouri (5-7), which narrowly fell 74-72 in overtime to Oklahoma State (10-2) at the Sprint Center in Kansas..." January 03

  • Five star shooting guard Antonio Blakeney will announce his decision Friday

    USA Today "Ridge (Orlando, Fla.) shooting guard Antonio Blakeney will announce his college decision Friday at 4:30 p.m. EST on ESPNU. He’ll decide between LSU, Missouri and Kentucky. When asked if he’s ready to make his collegiate decision, Blakeney simply said, “Yessir!” Blakeney, a five-star recruit..." December 30

  • JaKeenan Gant eligible to play

    ESPN "Missouri heralded freshman JaKeenan Gant has been reinstated and will be eligible to play Saturday against Xavier. The 6-foot-8 freshman power forward was held out thus far due to questions concerning impermissible benefits. He missed the first nine games while the school investigated the..." December 13

  • Missouri transfer Cameron Biedscheid commits to Iona

    CBS Sports "Missouri transfer and former Notre Dame guard Cameron Biedscheid has committed to Iona, sources told CBSSports.com. He will have 2 1/2 years of eligibility remaining. The Gaels are expected to file a hardship waiver with the NCAA with the hopes that Biedscheid will be eligible for the second..." November 27

  • Biedscheid no longer part of Mizzou basketball team

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Cameron Biedscheid’s brief time with the Missouri basketball team is over. “Cameron will no longer be a member of our basketball program as he attends to personal matters,” first-year Tigers coach Kim Anderson said in a prepared statement Tuesday. “We wish him and his family all the best and..." October 01

  • MU freshmen Gant, Allen suspended after arrest

    Columbia Daily Tribune "Missouri freshman basketball players Jakeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen were arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of third-degree assault -- a misdemeanor -- according to the Columbia Police Department's public information report. "We are aware of the situation involving Jakeenan Gant and..." September 17

  • Dismissed Missouri center Zach Price joins Winthrop

    SI - College Football "Former Missouri transfer Zach Price officially joined Winthrop, the school announced Tuesday. Price, a 6-foot-10, 250-pound center, signed with Louisville in 2011 and played two seasons there before transferring to Missouri. While sitting out the 2013 season because of transfer rules, Price..." August 26

  • Missouri dismisses front court player

    College Basketball Talk "Missouri has parted ways with sophomore forward Torren Jones, according to an announcement from Tiger head coach Kim Anderson. “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 program,” Anderson..." August 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Mizzou lands Montaque Gill-Ceasar

    ESPN "Missouri has landed Canadian wing Montaque Gill-Ceasar, who will re-classify into the class of 2014 and be eligible to play for the Tigers this season. The 6-foot-5, 220-pound Gill-Ceasar, nicknamed "Teki," was ranked No. 41 in the class of 2015 by ESPN.com. "Teki is an outstanding addition..." August 03

  • Teki Gill-Caesar headed to Missouri, will reclassify into 2014

    CBS Sports "There aren't too many impact players left on the board for the upcoming season -- but Missouri might have landed the best one. Four-star wing Montaque Gill-Caesar has decided to reclassify into the class of 2014 and will enroll at Missouri, sources told CBSSports.com. He signed a financial aid..." August 02

  • Report: Missouri transfa Shane Recta gonna da JuCo route

    The Missouri Sentinal "Shane Recta haz decide’ whea dude will be continun’ dude basketball carea. Da forma three-star recruit be heade’ ta Miami-Dade CC, accordn’ ta a report from Brad Winton uv JucoRecruitn’.com. Recta wuz a freshman at Missouri las’ season, buh wiff Jordan Clarkson an’ Wez Clark ahead uv him n’..." July 02

  • Missouri lands three-star Seattle native PG Tramaine Isabell

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Kim Anderson’s remodeled Missouri backcourt has added another piece. Tramaine Isabell, a point guard from Seattle, committed to Mizzou Wednesday night. Isabell said he’ll move to Columbia next week to join his new teammates for workouts. He expects to contribute immediately in a backcourt..." June 27

  • Kim Anderson contract details released by Missouri

    Kansas City Star "It took more than a month, but Missouri’s new men’s basketball coach, Kim Anderson, signed his contract last week and the university released the details Friday afternoon. Anderson, 59, was hired April 28 in a special session of the University of Missouri System Board of Curators, but his..." June 14

  • Report: Jakeenan Gant will not ask out of his NLI at Missouri

    College Basketball Talk "The good news keeps rolling in for Missouri. On Wednesday afternoon, the program announced that they would be retaining associate head coach and elite recruiter Tim Fuller on staff, a hold over from Frank Haith’s tenure. Fuller landed his first win on the recruiting trail on Wednesday as well,..." May 01

  • Missouri hires Kim Anderson

    ESPN "Central Missouri's Kim Anderson has reached an agreement to become the coach at Missouri, the school announced. Anderson is a Missouri alumnus. He will replace Frank Haith, who left last week for Tulsa, and takes over a program that lost its top three players. He will be introduced by the..." April 28

  • Charges filed against former Missouri center Zach Price

    College Basketball Talk "Charges have been filed against former Missouri center Zach Price after the 6-foot-10 center was arrested two times in one day earlier in April. Price is facing tampering in the first degree, Boone County assistant prosecuting attorney Jessica Meredith said Thursday to the Columbia Daily..." April 26

  • Missouri considering UTEP's Floyd

    ESPN "UTEP's Tim Floyd has emerged as a strong candidate for the Missouri opening, a source close to the situation told ESPN. Floyd, 60, has spent the past four seasons with the Miners and has a team that is expected to compete for the Conference USA title next season. Floyd also spent four seasons..." April 23

  • Missouri's Frank Haith has emerged as a serious candidate at Tulsa

    CBS Sports "Tulsa's ongoing search to replace Danny Manning is now centered on Missouri coach Frank Haith, multiple sources told CBSSports.com on Thursday. "Frank is looking for a way out of Missouri," one source said. "This might be it." Haith just finished his third season at Missouri by missing the..." April 17

  • Haith vows to fix Mizzou's latest mess

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "When his fourth season at Missouri begins later this year, basketball coach Frank Haith will likely have to replace players that accounted for 75 percent of this season’s scoring. But he’ll resist calling 2014-15 a rebuilding year — even though the bulk of his roster will be a collection of..." April 04

  • MU forward Zach Price arrested twice, suspended from basketball team

    Kansas City Star "Missouri junior Zach Price has been indefinitely suspended from the Tigers’ basketball team after he was arrested twice Thursday on suspicion of assaulting his roommate and another person. Price, 20, was arrested the first time at 2:31 a.m. about one hour after an incident in the area of..." April 04

  • Mizzou’s Jabari Brown to skip senior season, enter NBA Draft

    Kansas City Star "Missouri lost another basketball player to the NBA Draft on Wednesday when junior Jabari Brown announced that he would forgo his senior season. Brown and the Tigers made the announcement two days after fellow junior Jordan Clarkson announced that he would enter the NBA Draft. “This was a..." April 03

  • Jordan Clarkson chooses NBA draft

    ESPN "Missouri guard Jordan Clarkson is heading to the NBA, sources told ESPN.com. The 6-foot-5 Clarkson averaged 17.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.4 assists per game this past season -- his first with the Tigers. Clarkson spent his first two seasons playing for Doug Wojcik at Tulsa, and transferred..." March 31

  • Southern Miss 71, Missouri 63

    ProSportsDaily "Neil Watson had 18 points and seven assists to help the Golden Eagles upset the host Tigers in the second round of the NIT. Aaron Brown added 16 points for third-seeded Southern Mississippi (29-6), which advances to the NIT quarterfinals at top-seeded Minnesota on Tuesday. Michael Craig added..." March 23

  • De’Mon Brooks, Davidson bounced from NIT

    Charlotte Observer "In his final college game, Davidson’s De’Mon Brooks bulled his way to a career-high 29 points, but his normally accurate teammates struggled from the perimeter in an 85-77 loss to Missouri in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament. The Wildcats hit just nine of 29 3-point..." March 19

  • Missouri 85, Davidson 77

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Brown had 30 points as the Tigers rallied for a home win in the first round of the NIT. Earnest Ross added 16 points and six rebounds and Jordan Clarkson had 15 points for second-seeded Missouri (23-11). The Tigers, who will play the winner of Wednesday's No. 3 Southern Mississippi-No. 6..." March 19

  • Four Mizzou athletes arrested in marijuana case

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Missouri’s basketball team could be down to seven scholarship players for tonight’s first-round game in the National Invitation Tournament after Saturday’s arrest of guards Wes Clark and Shane Rector, along with MU football players Aarion Penton and Shaun Rupert. All four were cited for..." March 18

  • Florida 72, Missouri 49

    ProSportsDaily "Scottie Wilbekin scored 15 points, including 5-of-6 from 3-point range, and had four steals to lead the Gators to their 24th straight victory and into the semifinals of the SEC tournament in Atlanta. Michael Frazier II scored 15 points, including five 3-pointers, and Dorian Finney-Smith..." March 15

  • Missouri 91, Texas A&M 83

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Brown scored 19 of his 26 points after halftime and Earnest Ross finished with 24 as the eighth-seeded Tigers survived to advance to the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament in Atlanta. Johnathan Williams III collected 11 points and 15 rebounds for Missouri (22-10), which made a..." March 14