SPRINGFIELD — Missouri State has hired Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as its new football head coach.
For the second time in three days at Mizzou Arena, a team whittled a double-digit deficit to one point but failed to get any closer. Thursday, it was Missouri staving off Elon, but Saturday, the Tigers were on the wrong side of the comeback attempt, falling 74-58 to Xavier.
Freshman Jakeenan Gant has rejoined the Missouri basketball team following a nine-game absence due to eligibility concerns.
Missouri State is expected to announce Missouri defensive coordinator Dave Steckel as the head coach of the Bears today, according to reports by the Springfield News-Leader.
Dee Davis scored 17 points and Myles Davis and Brandon Randolph added 11 apiece to lead Xavier past Missouri 74-58 on Saturday.
COLUMBIA — D’Angelo Allen put up some personal bests in the Tigers’ 78-73 defeat of Elon on Thursday. The Missouri freshman played for 21 minutes, scored 12 points — matching the total of his last five games put together — and pulled down seven rebounds.
The Missouri basketball team has had a habit of beginning games slowly and finishing them with a burst this season. Thursday, the Tigers decided to give the opposite method a try.
Johnathan Williams III and Keith Shamburger each scored 16 points for Missouri, which converted all eight of its free throw attempts in the final minute, to escape with a 78-73 win against Elon on Thursday.
COLUMBIA — The Missouri and Elon basketball teams have never faced one another, but they do share one distinction: both have been stopping points for current Tulsa coach Frank Haith.
A trio of Missouri Tigers received individual awards in voting by Southeastern Conference coaches released Wednesday.
Kim Anderson began his campaign as Missouri basketball coach this spring with promises of defense.
Seven Missouri football players were named to the Southeastern Conference coaches’ all-SEC list Tuesday, matching the number named all-conference by the Associated Press on Monday.
Ohio State offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Tom Herman was named the winner of the Broyles Award, given to the top assistant coach in college football, after the Buckeyes made the College Football Playoff despite losing two starting quarterbacks to season-ending injuries.
For the second straight year, a Missouri defensive end has been named the Southeastern Conference defensive player of the year.
Shane Ray says he isn’t a dirty player.