Missouri Rumors & News

  • Drake transfer Dominik Olejniczak commits to Ole Miss over Cal, others

    San Francisco Chronicle "Drake center Dominik Olejniczak has committed to Ole Miss, the Cal transfer target announced Sunday on Instagram. Olejniczak chose the Rebels over the Bears and Colorado. Two weeks ago, he visited Berkeley. The 7-foot, 249-pound Olejniczak averaged 6.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game as a..." May 15

  • Missouri's Jakeenan Gant set to transfer after release granted

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Another day, another Missouri basketball transfer. This time it's forward Jakeenan Gant, the fifth and final member of Mizzou's 2014 recruiting class to leave the program. Gant, a 6-8 reserve averaged 5.1 points and 3.8 rebounds as a sophomore this past season, recently underwent surgery on..." April 22

  • Tramaine Isabell and Namon Wright continue the revolving door at Missouri

    Rock M Nation "Two more players transfer out, there's not that many left! How was your Tuesday? It says, "Tramaine Isabell and Namon Wright have made the Mizzou Men’s Basketball program aware of their intentions to transfer. We will fully support these requests on the condition of Tramaine and Namon..." March 16

  • Missouri AD confirms commitment to coach Kim Anderson

    ESPN "Missouri's Kim Anderson will remain the coach of the Tigers. Anderson, 60, took over two years ago after Frank Haith left for Tulsa. He has gone 19-44 in two seasons in Columbia. Missouri has been 3-15 in SEC play each of his two seasons. There was speculation that Missouri athletic director..." March 09

  • Florida 82, Missouri 72

    The Sports Xchange "Florida broke a four-game losing streak and finished .500 in SEC play with an 82-72 win over Missouri on Saturday night in Southeastern Conference play at Columbia, Mo. Dorian Finney-Smith led all scorers with 20 for the Gators (18-13, 9-9). Florida gets ready for the SEC Tournament..." March 05

  • LSU 80, Missouri 71

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Ben Simmons had 22 points, 14 rebounds and seven assists to lead LSU to an 80-71 victory over visiting Missouri on Tuesday night at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, La. Freshman guard Antonio Blakeney scored 18 points for LSU (18-12, 11-6 Southeastern..." March 02

  • Missouri sophomore forward D’Angelo Allen will transfer

    Kansas City Star "Eager for more playing time, Missouri sophomore forward D’Angelo Allen has decided to seek it with another program. The Tigers released a statement Monday from coach Kim Anderson, announcing that they will honor Allen’s transfer request. “D’Angelo Allen has made it known to the Mizzou men’s..." March 01

  • No. 21 Texas A&M 84, Missouri 69

    The Sports Xchange "Four players scored in double figures to lead No. 21 Texas A&M to a 84-69 victory over Missouri on Saturday in a Southeastern Conference game in Columbia, Mo. Guard Jalen Jones led all scorers with 20 points, guards Danuel House and Admon Gilder each had 14 and center Tonny Trocha-Morelos..." February 27

  • Ole Miss 85, Missouri 76

    The Sports Xchange "Guard Stefan Moody scored 29 points and helped fuel a second-half surge by Ole Miss in an 85-76 victory over Missouri on Tuesday in Oxford, Miss. The game was tied at 54 with 13 minutes to play before Moody sparked a Rebel run. The SEC's leading scorer hit a fast-break layup and assisted on..." February 24

  • Arkansas 84, Missouri 72

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Dusty Hannahs scored 22 points and senior guard Jabril Durham had a career-high 17 as Arkansas beat Missouri 84-72 on Saturday night in a Southeastern Conference at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Missouri was within nine with nine minutes left, but Arkansas (13-14, 6-8..." February 20

  • Missouri 72, South Carolina 67

    The Sports Xchange "A short-handed Missouri team managed to hand South Carolina its second-straight loss on Tuesday night in a 72-67 win. Missouri (10-16, 3-10 SEC) announced the dismissal of junior guard Wes Clark an hour before tip-off, and then took advantage of a cold-shooting game by the Gamecocks (21-5,..." February 16

  • Missouri dismisses Wes Clark from basketball team for academic failures

    Kansas City Star "Wes Clark is no longer a member of the Missouri men’s basketball team. Clark, a junior point guard from Detroit, was dismissed Tuesday before the Tigers played South Carolina at Mizzou Arena. According to a release, Clark repeatedly failed to live up to the athletic department’s expectations in..." February 16

  • Missouri 75, Tennessee 64

    The Sports Xchange "Ryan Rosburg and Kevin Puryear combined for 38 points as Missouri recorded a 75-64 victory over Tennessee in Southeastern Conference play at Columbia, Mo. Rosburg made 8 of 9 shots and scored 21 points for the Tigers (9-16, 2-10 SEC). Puryear scored 17 points for Missouri, which ended a..." February 13

  • Missouri reinstates Woods, Gant from suspension

    The Score "Missouri has reinstated forwards Russell Woods and Jakeenan Gant from suspension, and both are available to play Wednesday night at Vanderbilt, according to Steve Walentik of the Columbia Daily Tribune." February 11

  • Jakeenan Gant, Russell Woods suspended from Missouri basketball team

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Missouri players Jakeenan Gant and Russell Woods have been suspended for their game against Alabama on Saturday after they were arrested on Thursday, KRCG 13 reported. Gant and Woods were both cited for possession of drug paraphernalia after police searched their apartment and found marijuana..." February 08

  • Former Texas forward Jordan Barnett transfers to Missouri

    The Score "Former Texas forward Jordan Barnett has a new home. Barnett has officially transferred to Missouri after announcing his intention to leave the Longhorns last week. A four-star recruit, Barnett played sparingly at Texas during the last two campaigns." January 19

  • Missouri to vacate wins from 2013-14 season for multiple NCAA violations

    The Score "Missouri will vacate all of its wins from the 2013-14 season after both the program and the NCAA found the Tigers guilty of multiple violations, the school announced Wednesday. The NCAA and the Tigers found donors provided impermissible benefits to three basketball players and several other..." January 14

  • 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