MISSOURI RUMORS & GOSSIP

Missouri TE Kendall Blanton to miss spring practice after ankle surgery

Missouri will be without tight end Kendall Blanton for the entirety of spring practice. A team spokesman confirmed to Tod Palmer of the Kansas City Star that Blanton had surgery to repair torn ligaments suffered as a result of a right ankle sprain. Blanton is wearing a protective boot and using crutches, but is expected to be completely ready to go by the time fall camp comes around...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

Kentucky basketball: Recap, box score from 72-62 win at Missouri

It wasn’t the blowout most would’ve expected in a Kentucky-Missouri matchup, but the Cats secured a 72-62 road win in Columbia, Mo., behind a monster performance from Bam Adebayo. The Cats had a medley of defensive miscues and ball security meltdowns in the first half to lead by a single tally heading into the locker room. But John Calipari’s Cats tamed the Tigers in the second...
Via SEC Country
3 days ago

Approval rating for Missouri coach Barry Odom: You decide

Missouri Tigers football coach Barry Odom was introduced to life in the SEC as a head coach in 2016. It was not a lot of fun. But the former Missouri linebacker and defensive coordinator finished his first season with some positives. Odom replaced Gary Pinkel, who retired after announcing he had non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Pinkel spent 15 seasons as Missouri’s head coach and went 118...
Via SEC Country
4 days ago

Missouri receives ninth 7-figure donation toward stadium facility

Missouri has received another large donation for a new south end zone facility at Memorial Stadium/Faurot Field. On Monday afternoon, Missouri’s athletics department announced that it had received its ninth, seven-figure gift toward the facility, which is slated to open before the 2019 football season. An anonymous donor made a $2 million gift last Friday. Here’s more from a...
Via SEC Country
11 days ago

Barnett, Missouri beat Arkansas 83-78

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Jordan Barnett scored 17 points and K.J. Walton added 16 as Missouri defeated Arkansas 83-78 Saturday, snapping a 14-game Southeastern Conference losing streak. Kevin Puryear had 15 points and eight rebounds, and Cullen Van Leer scored 12. Missouri (6-16, 1-9 SEC) hosted its second-annual ''Rally for Rhyan'' to raise money and bring awareness to pediatric cancer...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Missouri, Georgia staff members fight at halftime

There weren’t a whole lot of fireworks during the first half of the Missouri-Georgia basketball game on Saturday, but that all changed as soon as the half ended. Two men got into a fight before their teams cleared the court at halftime, leading to a scuffle the referees had to break up. According to Dawg Nation, it was Georgia director of basketball operations Kent Davison and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Former Mizzou WR Dilosa charged with domestic assault

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Authorities have charged former Missouri wide receiver Keyon Dilosa with assault after a woman accused him of punching her in the face.The Boone County prosecutor's office said Dilosa was charged Friday with third-degree domestic assault. The prosecutor's office also said it's asking that Dilosa's bond terms include him not having any contact with the alleged victim...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Missouri wide receiver faces assault charge

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Authorities have charged former Missouri wide receiver Keyon Dilosa with assault after a woman accused him of punching her in the face. The Boone County prosecutor's office said Dilosa was charged Friday with third-degree domestic assault. The prosecutor's office also said it's asking that Dilosa's bond terms include him not having any contact with the alleged...
Via Associated Press
December 09, 2016  |  Discuss

James Franklin, Penn State come up roses

Penn State head coach James Franklin stood on the podium Saturday night, his Nittany Lions victorious with a 38-31 come-from-behind win against the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten Championship Game, head held high, almost defiant in his post-game remarks.“Let’s stop talking about 2-2, and let’s start talking about the last nine games.”He might as well have been saying, “Let’s...
Via Yardbarker
December 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Mizzou dismisses WR Dilosa from team after assault arrest

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The Missouri Tigers have dismissed wide receiver Keyon Dilosa from the team after he was accused of punching a woman in the face.Missouri associate athletic director Chad Moller confirmed Thursday that Dilosa was no longer on the team.Dilosa was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of third-degree domestic assault. He has not been charged.Police say a witness reported...
Via Associated Press
December 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Missouri reportedly fired DL coach for argument with player

Missouri has fired defensive line coach Jackie Shipp with one game left in the regular season. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports news of Shipp’s firing, and they say an argument the coach had with a player prior to Sunday’s game at Tennessee played a role in the move. The Post-Dispatch’s Dave Matter also says Shipp did not coach in the game and did not travel back with the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Frankie Hughes gives Missouri basketball a go-to guy for the future

Tasked with cleaning up the mess that previous head “coach” Frank Haith left behind, Kim Anderson’s first two years as Missouri’s head coach haven’t been pretty. The Tigers have posted a 19-44 record in his first two years, and there’s been a massive amount of turnover among players. This year looks to be no different, with a record of 1-2 so far, and a roster with only...
Via isportsweb.com
November 18, 2016  |  Discuss
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