Mizzou’s Gates lands first recruit in 6-10 transfer Mohamed Diarra | Mizzou sports news

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Dennis Gates has landed his first recruit in Missouri. Mohamed Diarra, a 6-foot-10 junior college pretender from Garden City Community College in Kansas, announced his verbal acceptance of Mizzou on Friday. Recently named Jayhawk Conference Player of the Year, Diarra averaged 17.8 points and 12.6 rebounds per game last season while shooting … Read more

Mizzou Board To Vote Tuesday To Approve Dennis Gates’ Contract As New Basketball Coach | Mizzou sports news

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri could officially have a new men’s basketball coach by Tuesday. Cleveland State coach Dennis Gates, Mizzou’s pick to replace Cuonzo Martin, was supposed to be among the passengers on a flight from Cleveland’s Burke Lakefront Airport that landed at Columbia Regional Airport at 9 a.m. Monday. Several Mizzou officials were on … Read more

Mizzou marches on at the SEC tournament and defeats Ole Miss | Mizzou sports news

TAMPA, Fla. — In a sparsely populated hockey arena about 1,100 miles from home, Missouri’s 2021-22 basketball season took place on ice Wednesday. A loss to Mississippi on the opening night of the Southeastern Conference tournament would have sent the Tigers back north after the season was completed but with an uncertain future. Instead, Mizzou … Read more

Matters SEC Honor Roll: Is Kentucky the Team to Beat in Tampa? | Mizzou sports news

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Welcome to college basketball championship week, which means as you follow the Southeastern Conference, your attention is on Tampa, Fla., home of this year’s conference tournament. Let’s take one last look at the SEC terrain before the ball tips on Wednesday night. We have the tournament schedule, a final PD Power ranking, … Read more