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Nov 24, 2015; Kansas City, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers head coach Kim Anderson talks to guard Tramaine Isabell (4) in the second half against the Northwestern Wildcats at Sprint Center. Northwestern won the game 67-62. Mandatory Credit: John Rieger-USA TODAY Sports

The Sports Wire: Alex Schiffer

Alex Schiffer of joined BK in-studio on The Sports Wire for a postmortem on the 2015-2016 Mizzou basketball  season, and to discuss the Tigers’ recruiting efforts for 2016 and 2017. Plus, Alex sat down this week with Columbia-native Michael Porter Jr. What did Porter say about his recruitment? PODCAST:

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Dec 31, 2015; Atlanta, GA, USA; Houston Cougars cornerback William Jackson III (3) celebrates after defeating the Florida State Seminoles 38-24 during the 2015 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl at the Georgia Dome. Mandatory Credit: Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

The Sports Wire: John Harris

John Harris of joined BK on The Sports Wire to discuss his favorite prospects in the 2016 NFL Draft. Why isn’t William Jackson of Houston being talked about more? And who are some wide receivers that would make sense for the Kansas City Chiefs? All of that, plus what stood out to John about Kentrell Brothers at the Senior …

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Mar 18, 2016; St. Louis, MO, USA; Michigan State Spartans guard Bryn Forbes (5) reacts after the game against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in the first round in the 2016 NCAA Tournament at Scottrade Center. Middle Tennessee State won 90-81.  Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Best of the Big Show: March 18, 2016

Michigan State got upset by Middle Tennessee State. Many will call it the biggest upset in NCAA Tournament history. It was not, as Missouri fans know. Matt and BK discuss the latest news from the NCAA Tournament on a Friday edition of The Big Show. The guys also discuss Mizzou’s lack of depth along the offensive line, and converse with …

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Feb 27, 2016; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers guard Terrence Phillips (L) and K.J. Walton (C) and Kevin Puryear (R) sit on the bench against the Texas A&M Aggiesduring the second half at Mizzou Arena. The Aggies won 84-69.  Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Player Comparisons for Mizzou’s Freshmen

There weren’t many bright spots for Mizzou men’s basketball throughout the 2015-2016 season. If you were looking for one silver lining, it would be the freshman class. Terrence Phillips, K.J. Walton and Kevin Puryear showed flashes of becoming very good college basketball players. Add in Cullen VanLeer who projects as a legitimate sharp-shooter, and you have the makings of a …

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Dec 19, 2015; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers head coach Kim Anderson reacted to play during the first half against the North Carolina State Wolfpack at Mizzou Arena. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports

The Trouble with Mizzou Basketball

The Missouri’s men’s basketball program is struggling, to put it lightly. The team has won a combined 19 games over the past two seasons. The players come and go. And the coaches seem to do the same. Everyone wants to point to one thing that marked the downfall of the program. “This is all Frank Haith’s fault!” “These damn kids are …

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Mar 5, 2016; Fort Worth, TX, USA; Oklahoma Sooners guard Buddy Hield (24) dribbles as TCU Horned Frogs guard Brandon Parrish (11) defends during the second half at Ed and Rae Schollmaier Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

The Big Show: Paul Bessire

Paul Bessire of joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to explain which six teams are most likely to win the NCAA Tournament, and why he thinks Kansas and Michigan State are a notch above everyone else in the field. PODCAST: 

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Best of The Big Show: March 15, 2016

Two more Mizzou men’s basketball players have transferred from the program. What does it mean for the Tigers next season? Matt and BK give their thoughts on the breaking news of the day. The guys also discussed the Mizzou women’s basketball team’s chances in the tournament. BEST OF THE BIG SHOW:

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Feb 10, 2016; Nashville, TN, USA; Missouri Tigers head coach Doug Shows talks with Tigers guard Namon Wright (12) during the second half against the Vanderbilt Commodores at Memorial Gym. Vanderbilt won 86-71. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

Namon Wright & Tramaine Isabell Plan to Transfer

Missouri has announced that guards Namon Wright and Tramaine Isabell are no longer listed on the Missouri basketball team’s online roster, and both intend to transfer. The news comes just two weeks after fellow sophomore D’Angelo Allen announced his plans to transfer. Missouri’s once vaunted five-man 2014 freshman class is now down to one player on the roster in Jakeenan Gant. …

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Morgan Stock

The Big Show: Morgan Stock

Morgan Stock joined Matt and BK on The Big Show to discuss her opportunity to make her first NCAA Tournament, and how far the program has come in her four years at Mizzou. PODCAST:

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