“For the first time in 32 years, the University of Missouri will have a new men’s basketball coach.” That statement, printed atop a 1999 press release by the athletic department, had a head-tilting effect for those who couldn’t imagine a Missouri basketball program without one legendary man on its sidelines. The career of a […]
Mizzou Men’s Basketball
What happens when Missouri and Kansas square up on the hardwood for the first time since 2012?
The Border War is back. Even for those without tickets. Both universities announced Friday that Showdown for Relief, the sold-out charity exhibition game between Mizzou Men’s Basketball and Kansas will be available via pay-per-view for $40. The game, which is scheduled for a 3 p.m. tipoff on Sunday, October 22, will be accessible to fans at www.ShowdownForRelief.com. Both universities suggested that those intending to watch […]
It’s a hot midsummer day in Columbia, and former Mizzou basketball star Laurence Bowers sits in the waiting area of MU Health Care’s Human Performance Institute (HPI) while head trainer, Garrett Buschjost, prepares the day’s workout at the front desk. Since Bowers began training with Buschjost in 2014, the HPI facility has become […]
With an incoming freshmen class loaded with the likes of Michael Porter Jr., C.J. Roberts, Jeremiah Tilmon and Blake Harris, it’s nearly impossible to criticize the recruiting that Cuonzo Martin and his staff have done thus far. But the MU Men’s Basketball program isn’t done yet. Five-star power forward Jontay Porter is on his way to play […]
Laurence Bowers was nervous. It’s rare for Bowers to feel angst by the way he embraces change. He prefers one-year contracts because he wants to explore different cities around the world. Two days ago, he inked a deal overseas with his fifth team in the past five years. The upcoming season in Italy is a […]
“If you would have asked me when I knew I was going to get fired, I would have said the first day.”