It’s official: Mizzou hires Dennis Gates as basketball coach | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — For the fifth time in 16 years, Missouri has a new men’s basketball coach. The UM System Board of Curators went into closed executive session Tuesday morning and approved the contract for newly hired coach Dennis Gates, the university announced 30 minutes later. Gates, 42, will be formally introduced at a press … Read more

How Dennis Gates’ rise from Chicago prep guard to Cal freshman captain leads him to Mizzou | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Twenty-five years ago, Dennis Gates was full of surprises on his recruiting visit to the Bay Area. Gates, one of several Division I prospects from his powerhouse high school team in Chicago, was in Berkeley, California, visiting the Cal campus when on his second day there, coach Ben Braun asked over breakfast … Read more

Mizzou Board will 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 Tuesday. Cleveland State coach Dennis Gates, Mizzou’s choice to replace Cuonzo Martin, was expected to be among the passengers on a flight from Cleveland Burke Lakefront Airport that landed at Columbia Regional Airport at 9 am Monday. Several Mizzou officials were there on … Read more

Altman? English? Golden? Mizzou coaching search gets started with options galore | Mizzou Sports News

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Before we get to who could be next at Missouri, let’s recap where things stand across the Southeastern Conference: The Bulldogs made the first move in the SEC and nabbed White before his seat could get too hot to stay in Florida. Shrewd move for White. Impressive but not overwhelmingly impressive hire … Read more

Cuonzo Martin out as Missouri basketball coach | Mizzou Sports News

TAMPA, Fla. — Cuonzo Martin will not return next season as the head coach of the Missouri men’s basketball program, a source told the Post-Dispatch Friday, the day after the Tigers’ season ended in Tampa, Florida, with a second-round loss in the SEC tournament. Terms of Martin’s departure were not immediately known. Martin and the … Read more