Missouri Rumors & News

  • 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.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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.com "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.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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.com "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.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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.com "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

  • Criswell won't be with Tigers at SEC tourney

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Missouri senior forward Tony Criswell will not join the team in Atlanta this week for the Southeastern Conference Tournament, Tigers coach Frank Haith said. “He’s got some things he’s got to take care of back in Columbia,” said Haith, who declined to elaborate. According to court documents,..." March 11

  • Tennessee 72, Missouri 45

    ProSportsDaily "Antonio Barton scored 16 points to lead a balanced offensive attack as the Volunteers won their third straight by at least 27 points. Jarnell Stokes added 15 points and 10 rebounds for Tennessee (20-11, 11-7 SEC), which dominated from the start and won for the fourth consecutive game. Josh..." March 09

  • In Mizzou’s Ryan Rosburg, Tiger basketlball coach Frank Haith trusts

    Kansas City Star "Missouri coach Frank Haith has talked a lot in the last few weeks about trust as it relates to juniors Jabari Brown and Jordan Clarkson. He has continually encouraged Brown and Clarkson to maintain faith in their teammates and trust them to make plays rather than trying to do too much..." March 07

  • Missouri 57, Texas A&M 56

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Brown had 20 points as the host Tigers rallied for a wild win to boost their NCAA Tournament hopes. Jordan Clarkson added 14 points for Missouri (21-9, 9-8 SEC), which held on despite 17 turnovers and hit just 1-of-11 from the 3-point line. Earnest Ross scored all seven of his points in..." March 06

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Dayton and Colorado notch huge wins, Cal falls

    CBSSports.com "Winners Dayton: The Flyers were right on the cut line heading into the week, with bracketologists essentially split on whether they were in or out. After Wednesday's road win at Saint Louis, there won't be much debate on Thursday morning. Dayton is in good shape right now, as beating the..." March 06

  • Missouri 85, Mississippi St. 66

    ProSportsDaily "Jabari Brown had 21 points as the Tigers kept their NCAA Tournament hopes alive with a one-sided win over the visiting Bulldogs. Brown hit a pair of 3-pointers while adding five rebounds and five assists for Missouri (20-9, 8-8 SEC), which shot 62.3 percent from the floor to hand Mississippi..." March 02

  • Tigers know they have to win to reach NCAA tourney

    Kansas City Star "After losses at Alabama and Georgia in the last week, Missouri knows that it’s squarely on the NCAA Tournament bubble, but it also knows there’s only one way to change that and reached the 68-team field for a sixth straight season. “You’ve got to win,” Tigers coach Frank Haith said. “That’s..." February 28

  • Georgia 71, Missouri 56

    ProSportsDaily "Charles Mann scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help the Bulldogs to a home victory over the reeling Tigers. Marcus Thornton added 15 points for Georgia (16-11, 10-5 SEC), which solidified its hold on third place in the SEC. Kenny Gaines added 10 points for the Bulldogs, who shot..." February 26

  • Alabama 80, Missouri 73

    ProSportsDaily "Levi Randolph scored a career-high 33 points off the bench as the Crimson Tide surprised the visiting Tigers. Randolph hit 11-of-15 from the field, including 5-of-7 from 3-point range, to pace Alabama (11-16, 5-9 SEC), which snapped a two-game losing streak. Trevor Releford added 18 points and..." February 23

  • Missouri’s Johnathan Williams III finds a steep learning curve

    Kansas City Star "Playing for a team with an established corps of post players, Missouri freshman forward Johnathan Williams III might have eased into college basketball. He could have been immersed slowly into a world where almost every opposing player he runs up against in the paint is as strong or stronger,..." February 19

  • Tigers need help from supporting cast

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "As brilliantly as Jordan Clarkson and Jabari Brown played for Missouri in Thursday night’s 86-85 win over Arkansas, the Tigers know a two-man show won’t get them to the NCAA Tournament. The junior guards combined for 52 points against the Razorbacks, including 25 from the free throw line, but..." February 15

  • Defensive stops key to end of Missouri basketball losing streak

    Kansas City Star "In a game with few remarkable defensive moments, Missouri’s final two stands against Arkansas to preserve Thursday’s 86-85 victory may have provided the greatest satisfaction to Tigers coach Frank Haith. And the most important takeaway heading into Saturday’s home game against Tennessee. “We..." February 15

  • Michael Frazier II helps lift UF to win over Missouri

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "UF shooting guard Michael Frazier II shook off an ice-cold start to lead the No. 3 Gators to a 68-58 win against Missouri on Tuesday night and extend their win streak to 14 games. Frazier started the game 1 of 7 from beyond the arc and began to second guess himself. But his teammates kept..." February 05

  • Passionate play helps Cats bounce back with 84-79 victory at Missouri

    Lexington Herald-Leader "By replacing Willie Cauley-Stein with Dakari Johnson, Kentucky started not only five freshmen, but five McDonald's All-Americans. Has any college team ever done that? But UK's 84-79 victory at Missouri Saturday was not about flexing glittering high school résumés or first-round NBA Draft..." February 02

  • Kentucky facing one of nation's hottest players in Missouri's Brown

    Lexington Herald-Leader "In another college basketball universe, Kentucky fans could hope their freshman guards might grow up to be Jabari Brown someday. The Missouri player epitomizes the savvy veteran who maximizes opportunities. And, to borrow a term favored by UK Coach John Calipari this season, Brown minimizes..." January 31

  • Jordan Clarkson grows at point for Tigers

    Kansas City Star "Clarkson didn’t have a tremendous night offensively. He was four of 11 from the field and missed all three second-half field-goal attempts. But Clarkson drew postgame raves for the job he did handling Arkansas’ pressure and creating for teammates. “He had a yeoman’s effort tonight,” Missouri..." January 30

  • Wooden Award releases midseason list; Joel Embiid snubbed?

    CBSSports.com "The Wooden Award released its midseason list of 25 players on Wednesday, and most of the usual suspects are on the list. Creighton's Doug McDermott is the favorite heading into the final six weeks of the season, but the talk of the sport for the past two weeks has been Kansas big man Joel..." January 23

  • Conference season unkind to several teams

    College Basketball Talk "The non-conference season is a time for average teams to boost their confidence with easy games and good teams to beef up their resumes against other good teams. The start of the conference season often separates the true contenders from the teams that may not be as good as their records..." January 23

  • LSU comes up with winning plays down the stretch to overcome Mizzou

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Eight times prior to Tuesday night, LSU found itself locked in a tooth-and-nail battle. Games that were decided in the final minutes, and a few occasions in overtime. So it wasn't foreign territory when a battle with Missouri arrived at a late-game crossroads at the Pete Maravich Assembly..." January 22

  • Biedscheid officially at Missouri

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "The Missouri basketball team officially announced that Cameron Biedscheid has joined the team and will be eligible to play for the Tigers after the 2014 fall semester. The 2011-12 Post-Dispatch All-Metro player of the year, Biedscheid will be classified as a redshirt sophomore. The Notre Dame..." January 22

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