Found June 27, 2012 on STLSportsMinute:
Two former Mizzou hoops stars have a chance to get taken in the NBA Draft on Thursday night. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Kim English and Marcus Denmon both came to the University of Missouri to play under former men's basketball coach Mike Anderson's frantic system.  Both players had smooth shooting strokes.  Both players had the athleticism to excel under Anderson. But when Anderson left and current head coach Frank Haith took over, both English and Denmon truly began to relish in a Tigers uniform, helping Mizzou to a thirty win season during their senior year. Now that their collegiate careers at Mizzou are over, both are trying their hands at playing basketball professionally and hoping to achieve the ultimate prize of being drafted to play in the NBA.  Unforatunately, it looks like English may be the only one taken in Thursday night's NBA Draft, and even that is not guaranteed. According to, it looks as though English has a decent shot at being...

English, Denmon selected in NBA Draft

ST. LOUIS Call it a Mizzou memory. Its one that wont be lost soon, because the Tigers claimed three victories Thursday in the NBA Draft. The first two are obvious. Guards Kim English (44th overall to the Detroit Pistons) and Marcus Denmon (59th to the San Antonio Spurs) opened enough front-office eyes to live a thrilling moment when their childhood dreams became adult futures....

Missouri plans to upgrade stadium

The Missouri Tigers are planning on upgrading their facilities after their entry into the Southeastern Conference. The Tigers revealed that they would be adding at least 6,000 seats at Memorial Stadium, which currently seats 71,004. The expansion would include 5,200 bleacher seats and 800 to 900 premium seats. Even after the additional seats, Missouri will still rank 9th in the...

Missouri On Top For Defender

The Missouri Tigers appear to be in good position for a top defensive line prospect in the 2013 recruiting class that they have targeted with an speaks with a Tiger offer who updates us on the latest with him.

NBA Draft Blog Interview with Marcus Denmon

When looking at NBA prospects, one of the biggest things that front office personnel look at, besides skill and potential, is whether or not the prospect is a “winner.”  Winners can come in a variety of forms; someone who makes his teammates better or is a leader are great examples.  But what sets them apart is that they know what it takes to win games.  Scoring, rebounding...

Spurs select Missouri's Denmon with 59th pick

With the 59th pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, the San Antonio Spurs opted against selecting an international player as most expected and picked Missouri guard Marcus Denmon.Denmon was a four-year player at Missouri, and while he played shooting guard in college, at 6-3 he'll have to work on becoming a point guard in the NBA.Denmon, who has been Missouri's scoring leader the past...

Mizzou guard Kim English selected 44th overall by Detroit Pistons

Mizzou guard Kim English was taken by the Detroit Pistons in the second round of the NBA Draft -(Photo credit: Wikipedia) University of Missouri guard Kim English has been selected 44th overall by the Detroit Pistons.  The six foot, six inch guard was the fourteenth player selected in the second round of Thursday night's NBA Draft.   English played all four seasons at Mizzou...

Marcus Denmon selected 59th overall by San Antonio Spurs

Mizzou guard Marcus Denmon was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the second round of Thursday night's NBA Draft. - (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Many wondered if Marcus Denmon would get drafted in Thursday's 2012 NBA Draft. Right near the end of the night, literally with the second to last pick, the San Antonio Spurs answered everyone's question and selected the Mizzou...

"Missouri Is A Big School For Me" talks with another 3-star defensive line prospect from the 2013 class who is apparently high on the Missouri Tigers among his many college choices that he has offers from.

Texas 3-Star Talks Missouri Offer

Despite the move to the SEC and an added focus on recruiting Florida and Georgia, the Missouri Tigers continue to recruit the state of Texas heavily, and are keeping that pipeline open to them. We check in with a 3-star Mizzou offer about his recruitment.

Spurs pick Denmon, concern is Parker

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- The San Antonio Spurs selected Missouri guard Marcus Denmon with the 59th pick in the NBA draft on Thursday night. The Spurs didn't have any other picks but don't need much immediate help. They had the deepest team in coach Gregg Popovich's 16 seasons while falling two wins short of returning to the NBA Finals. Denmon played four seasons at Missouri...

Spurs pick Mizzou's Denmon, concern is Parker

Tony Parker has another teammate, but it's not the new guy the San Antonio Spurs are thinking about. Spurs general manager R.C. Buford said Thursday night he didn't how well Parker was healing since the All-Star nearly lost his left eye two weeks ago. Parker was in a New York night club when a fight broke out involving Chris Brown and members of hip-hop star Drake's...

Pistons 2012 Draft: Khris Middleton and Kim English go to Detroit in second round

The Pistons got another surprise in the second round when they were able to draft Texas A&M small forward Khris Middleton with the 39th overall pick. The 6-foot-7, 217-pound Middleton was previously thought as a first round pick if he declared himself eligible for the Draft after his sophomore season. However an injury plagued junior year that saw him miss 12 games due to a...
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