Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Monday, March 30, 2009

Mizzou Coach Mike Anderson to Replace John Calipari at Memphis?

Posted By on Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 4:58 PM

  • Mike Anderson
That's the rumor some media are reporting today.

The speculation comes just four days after Anderson's Missouri Tigers toppled Calipari's Memphis Tigers in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tourney. (University of Connecticut knocked Mizzou out of the tournament on Saturday.)

According to ESPN, Calipari is likely to leave Memphis to take the head coaching job at the University of Kentucky, where Billy Gillispie was fired last week. A Memphis television station, meanwhile, reports that the University of Memphis has received permission to interview Anderson should Calipari leave the school.

Calipari has been at Memphis for nine years. Anderson arrived at Mizzou three seasons ago and took the team this year to the Elite 8. 

Tags: , ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 21, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation