Missouri Rumors & News

  • Jontay Porter says it's a 'safe assumption' he'll play at Missouri this season

    CBS Sports "There is no formal announcement scheduled. So don't expect a press release from Missouri officials in the coming minutes. But the assumption for a while has been that Class of 2018 star Jontay Porter will reclassify and enroll at Mizzou soon so that he can play alongside his brother, Michael..." July 13

  • Mizzou recruit Tilmon arrested

    Columbia Daily Tribune "Jeremiah Tilmon was arrested Friday morning for purchase or possession of intoxicants by a minor, according to a MUPD arrest report. Tilmon was pulled over on Tiger Ave. just south of Hospital Drive at 1:42 a.m. Friday after failing to drive within a single lane. The officer detected the smell..." June 19

  • Michael Porter Jr. hoping to take Missouri to Final Four

    ESPN "Michael Porter Jr., ESPN's No. 1 prospect in the country and projected top pick in the 2018 NBA draft, said guiding Missouri to its first trip to the NCAA tournament since 2013 will not suffice in 2017-18. Porter said he wants to take the Tigers to the final stage of the season in..." June 02

  • Missouri lands 4-star C Jontay Porter, brother of No. 1 overall recruit

    The Spun "Seattle (Wash.) Nathan Hale four-star power forward Jontay Porter is heading to Missouri. Many predicted this would be the case, but Porter made it official on Twitter just now. Jontay is the younger brother of Michael Porter Jr., the top player in the 2017 class and a Missouri signee. Their..." May 23

  • Missouri lands 4-star C Jeremiah Tilmon

    ESPN "Cuonzo Martin landed another ESPN 100 prospect at Missouri on Monday, with four-star center Jeremiah Tilmon signing with the Tigers. Tilmon, a 6-foot-10 center from East St. Louis High School (Illinois), originally signed with Illinois under head coach John Groce. When Groce was fired and..." May 16

  • Porter Jr. not looking to mirror Fultz, Simmons: 'I want to win in college'

    Fanrag Sports "Michael Porter Jr. knows all about how Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz could go back-to-back as No. 1 picks in the NBA Draft who also had the distinction of failing to play in the NCAA Tournament. And Porter Jr. doesn’t want to become the third straight player to follow that path. “I’m not..." April 15

  • 4-star PG Blake Harris commits to Missouri

    SEC Country "First, Missouri basketball hired Cuonzo Martin. Then they landed the top recruit in the country in Michael Porter Jr. And now they’ve landed their point guard of the future. 4-star point guard Blake Harris, who visited Missouri this weekend along with Porter Jr. and un-committed 5-star prospect..." April 10

  • New Mizzou recruit Michael Porter Jr. wants to play Terrence Phillips for No. 1 jersey

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Now that Michael Porter Jr. has made his commitment to play basketball at Missouri, the nation's No. 1 basketball player wants to wear No. 1 for the Tigers. There's just one problem: Porter's desired number is already worn by sophomore point guard Terrence Phillips, who has started every game..." March 28

  • Nation's top recruit Michael Porter Jr. commits to Missouri

    SEC Country "Michael Porter Jr. is headed back to Columbia,Mo. And the Missouri basketball program now has a huge reason to celebrate. Porter Jr., the No. 1 prospect in the 2017 class, announced that he is going to Missouri after being released from his letter of intent from Washington. Porter Jr. was..." March 24

  • Cuonzo Martin signs 7-year deal with Missouri after resigning at Cal

    ESPN "Cuonzo Martin has agreed to become head coach at Missouri, sources tell ESPN's Jeff Goodman. The deal is for seven years and a little more than $21 million. Earlier Wednesday, Martin resigned as head coach at Cal. Wyking Jones will serve as interim coach, the school announced. ESPN reported..." March 16

  • Cuonzo Martin resigns from Cal, reportedly taking Missouri job

    SI "Cuonzo Martin has resigned from his position as head coach at California and is expected to take the same position at Missouri, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Cal announced Martin’s decision on Wednesday. Martin coached at Missouri State from 2008–2011 and is a native of East Saint Louis,..." March 15

  • Ole Miss eases past Missouri in SEC tourney

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ole Miss used a balanced scoring attack to ease by Missouri 86-74 in the second round of the Southeastern Conference Tournament at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday evening. Guards Deandre Burnett (23), Terence Davis (19) and Breein Tyree (11) and led the way, with forward..." March 10

  • Missouri knocks off Auburn in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Kevin Puryear made a 3-pointer with three seconds remaining in overtime to give Missouri a dramatic 86-83 victory over Auburn in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament Wednesday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. Puryear scored 30 points for 14th-seeded..." March 09

  • Missouri forces Kim Anderson to resign after three straight losing seasons

    CBS Sports "Missouri coach Kim Anderson has been forced to resign after three seasons at his alma mater, a source told CBS Sports on Sunday afternoon. The school subsequently confirmed the news. “This decision has been very difficult for me personally because of the tremendous respect I have for Kim,”..." March 05

  • Fast start by Auburn derails Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "T.J. Dunans scored 16 points and helped fuel a strong start for Auburn as the host Tigers knocked off Missouri 89-78 on Saturday at Auburn Arena in Auburn, Ala. It was Missouri's 35th consecutive road loss overall and its 31st straight road defeat in SEC play. The Tigers have not won on the..." March 04

  • Texas A&M controls Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Texas A&M's Tonny Trocha-Morelos scored a game-high 18 points and J.C. Hampton added 13 against cold-shooting Missouri in the Aggies' 60-43 victory on Tuesday night at Columbia, Mo. The Tigers (7-22, 2-15 SEC) shot only 24.6 percent from the field (14 of 57), including 24.1 percent (7 of 29)..." February 28

  • Burnett lifts Ole Miss past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Deandre Burnett scored 28 points, leading Mississippi to a hard-fought 80-77 win over Missouri on Saturday at The Pavilion at Ole Miss in Oxford, Miss. Ole Miss senior forward Sebastian Saiz hit two big 3-pointers in the second half, and freshman guard Breein Tyree made some..." February 25

  • Freshman Adebayo leads No. 11 Kentucky over Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "COLUMBIA, Mo. -- No. 11 Kentucky got a double-double of 22 points and a career-best 15 rebounds from freshman Bam Adebayo in its 72-62 victory over Missouri on Tuesday night. Saturday's showdown for first place in the Southeastern Conference is now set at Rupp Arena between Kentucky (23-5,..." February 22

  • Williams, Hubbs carry Tennessee past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Tennessee bounced back from consecutive Southeastern Conference losses to Georgia and Kentucky with a 90-70 thumping of Missouri on Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. In upping their record to 15-12 overall and 7-7 in the SEC, the Volunteers got a game-high 25 points from..." February 18

  • Ingram's 18 points help Alabama rally past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Dazon Ingram scored 18 points and helped Alabama shake off a sluggish start and rally past Missouri for a 57-54 victory Wednesday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Ingram hit a pair of free throws that put Alabama up 57-54 with 3.2 seconds to play. Missouri's Terrence Phillips..." February 15

  • Missouri delivers rout of Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Vanderbilt entered the weekend with hopes of moving closer to the NCAA Tournament bubble, but Missouri delivered a devastating blow to the Commodores' chances with a 72-52 win in SEC play at Columbia, Mo. on Saturday. Missouri forward Jordan Barnett fueled the Tigers' late surge, as he..." February 11

  • Texas A&M fends off Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Admon Gilder scored 22 points and Robert Williams added 18 points and 16 rebounds as Texas A&M fought off a late surge from Missouri to post a 76-73 win on Wednesday in Southeastern Conference play at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. The Aggies led just 69-67 with 3:39 to play but found..." February 08

  • Missouri beats Arkansas to halt 13-game slide

    The Sports Xchange "Reserve Jordan Barnett scored 17 points as Missouri made enough plays down the stretch and stopped a 13-game losing streak with an 83-78 victory over Arkansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers (6-16, 1-9 SEC) picked up their first win since beating Miami (Ohio) on Dec...." February 04

  • Chiozza's triple-double propels No. 24 Florida past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Chris Chiozza knew what was at stake as Florida neared the finish of a total beat down of Missouri. First he lobbied coach Mike White to let him re-enter the game. Then he surveyed which teammates were on the floor with him before delivering the message. "Three more buckets," Chiozza..." February 02

  • No. 23 South Carolina stifles Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Sindarius Thornwell had 16 points and 11 rebounds for the ninth double-double of the senior guard's career, and No. 23 South Carolina used a stingy defensive effort to fight off struggling Missouri 63-53 on Saturday night in a Southeastern Conference matchup at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo...." January 28