Missouri Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Mississippi State rallies past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Quindary Weatherspoon fired in a game-high 29 points Wednesday night as Mississippi State rallied in the second half to extend two long Missouri losing streaks in an 89-74 verdict at Humphrey Coliseum in Starkville, Miss. It was a single-game high this season against the Tigers (5-14, 0-7),..." January 25

  • Late spurt lifts Ole Miss past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Mississippi went on an 11-1 run late in the second half and had to hang on to the very end to beat Missouri 75-71 on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. Missouri's Cullen VanLeer connected on a 3-pointer and was fouled to make the score 73-71 with just under 7 seconds left. He missed the free throw..." January 21

  • Balanced Alabama bests Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard Riley Norris paced a balanced attack with 13 points and Alabama continued its midseason surge with a 68-56 win over struggling Missouri on Wednesday night at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Sophomore guard Avery Johnson Jr., the son of Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson, and..." January 18

  • Arkansas breezes past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Daryl Macon had 17 points and six assists to help Arkansas beat Missouri 92-73 in a Southeastern Conference game on Saturday at Bud Walton Arena in Fayetteville, Ark. Dusty Hannahs scored 16 points for Arkansas (13-4, 2-3 SEC). Jaylen Barford had 13 points and seven rebounds, Anton Beard..." January 14

  • Heron's late surge helps Auburn upend Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman guard Mustapha Heron overcame a slow start to score 16 points, and Auburn snapped a three-game slide with a 77-72 road win over Missouri on Tuesday in a battle of struggling SEC teams at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Heron missed his first nine field-goal attempts, but hit a..." January 10

  • Georgia pulls away from Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard J.J. Frazier scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and recorded five steals to help Georgia rally to a 71-66 victory over Missouri on Saturday in SEC play at Athens, Ga. Junior forward Yante Maten contributed 17 points and nine rebounds as the Bulldogs won despite..." January 07

  • Blakeney carries LSU past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Antonio Blakeney had 24 points and six rebounds to lead LSU to an 88-77 victory over Missouri on Wednesday night in a Southeastern Conference game at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Jalyn Patterson and Aaron Epps scored 11 points apiece for LSU (9-4, 1-1 SEC). Brandon Sampson and Wayde Sims..." January 05

  • Mizzou freshman Mitchell Smith out for season with ACL injury

    SEC Country "Missouri will be missing freshman forward Mitchell Smith for the rest of the season due to a knee injury. The Tigers announced Thursday that Smith had suffered an ACL injury and would be out for the remainder of the season. He had seen action in 11 games this season, averaging 7.5 minutes, 2.4..." January 05

  • Lipscomb surprises Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Nathan Moran scored 22 points to help visiting Lipscomb beat Missouri 81-76 on Thursday night at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Garrison Mathews had 16 points and six rebounds for the Bisons (7-9). Rob Marberry and Josh Williams added 14 points apiece. Jordan Geist scored 18 points for..." December 29

  • Mizzou freshman Willie Jackson leaves Tigers’ basketball team

    Kansas City Star "Less than six hours before its nonconference finale against Lipscomb on Thursday, the Missouri men’s basketball team announced that freshman forward Willie Jackson will transfer. Jackson, a 6-foot-6 Cleveland native, intends to continue his career at a school closer to home, according to a..." December 29

  • Hill helps Illinois past Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Playing 20 miles from his home, Malcolm Hill delivered a game-high 21 points to guide Illinois to a 75-66 victory over Missouri in the Braggin' Rights Classic on Wednesday night at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Maverick Morgan notched 19 points and 11 rebounds off the bench for Illinois..." December 21

  • Eastern Illinois takes down Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Montel Goodwin scored a career-high 22 and made the clinching 3-point shot with 1:42 left in the game as Eastern Illinois upset Missouri 67-64 on Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. After shooting 1 of 15 in the first half from behind the arc, Eastern Illinois made 7 of 14 3-pointers..." December 17

  • No. 20 Arizona uses 3-point shot to rout Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Arizona is known for its size and athleticism, not for its 3-point shooting. Try telling that to Missouri. Freshman guards Rawle Alkins and Kobi Simmons each scored a career-high 19 points as the 20th-ranked Wildcats used the 3-point shot and a 21-0 run in the second half to beat..." December 10

  • Missouri downs Miami (Ohio)

    The Sports Xchange "Missouri forward Kevin Puryear scored 19 points with eight rebounds and forward Russell Woods scored all 15 of his points in the second half to lead the host Tigers over Miami (Ohio) 81-55 on Tuesday night. Woods also led the Tigers (5-3) with 10 rebounds. The contributions of guards Cullen..." December 06

  • Missouri holds to beat Western Kentucky

    The Sports Xchange "Cullen VanLeer made two free throws with 1.9 seconds left to help Missouri hang on to beat Western Kentucky 59-56 on Saturday in Columbia, Mo. The Tigers led by one point when VanLeer was fouled after his rebound of Pancake Thomas' unsuccessful 3-point attempt for the Hilltoppers (3-6)...." December 03

  • N.C. Central rides free-throw edge to upset of Mizzou

    The Sports Xchange "Holding Missouri to 25 percent field goal shooting, North Carolina Central pulled off a 62-52 nonconference upset Monday night at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Mo. Despite hitting just 3 of 16 field-goal attempts, Patrick Cole turned in a 17-point, 12-rebound double-double for the Eagles (4-2)...." November 28

  • Walton leads Missouri past Northwestern State

    The Sports Xchange "K.J. Walton scored 19 points, the sophomore guard's second strong game in a row, and Missouri pulled away from Northwestern State for an 84-60 win Saturday at Mizzou Arena in Columbus, Mo. Walton was coming off a 20-point performance in the Tigers' win over Tulane on Sunday at the Tire Pros..." November 26