Kim Anderson (basketball)

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Kim Anderson
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Missouri Tigers
Position Head coach
League Southeastern Conference
Personal information
Born (1955-05-12) May 12, 1955 (age 59)
Sedalia, Missouri
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
High school Smith-Cotton (Sedalia, Missouri)
College Missouri (1973–1977)
NBA draft 1977 / Round: 2 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the Portland Trail Blazers
Pro career 1977–1982
Position Forward
Number 42
Coaching career 1982–present
Career history
As player:
1977–1978 Libertas Forlì (Italy)
1978–1979 Portland Trail Blazers
1979–1980 Libertas Forlì (Italy)
1981–1982 Mulhouse (France)
As coach:
1982–1985 Missouri (assistant)
1985–1991 Baylor (assistant)
1991–1999 Missouri (assistant)
2003–2014 Central Missouri
2014–present Missouri
Career highlights and awards
  • Big Eight co-Player of the Year (1977)
  • MIAA Coach of the Year (2005, 2010)
  • NCAA Division II National Coach of the Year (2014)
  • NCAA Division II National Championship (2014)
  • 4× MIAA regular season champions (2005, 2007, 2010, 2014)
  • 2× MIAA conference tournament champions (2009, 2014)

Keith Kim Anderson (born May 12, 1955) is currently the head coach of the Missouri Tigers. He most recently led the Central Missouri Mules to back-to-back MIAA championships and three appearances in the NCAA Division II Final Four in 2007, 2009 and winning the championship in 2014. He led the Mules to the NCAA Men's Division II Basketball Championship in 2014 by defeating West Liberty 84-77.[1] He played collegiately for the University of Missouri.

Born in in Sedalia, Missouri, he was selected by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2nd round (28th pick overall) of the 1977 NBA Draft and by the Milwaukee Bucks in the 7th round (146th pick overall) of the 1978 NBA Draft.

He played for the Trail Blazers (1978–79) in the NBA for 21 games.[2]

He also was a court coach for Team USA during the Pan American Games Team Trials.

On April 28th, 2014 it was announced that he would take over the job vacated by Frank Haith at the University of Missouri, his alma mater. [3]

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Central Missouri Mules (MIAA) (2002–2014)
2002–03 Central Missouri 12-16 6-12 8th
2003–04 Central Missouri 18-10 10-8 4th
2004–05 Central Missouri 24-6 14-4 1st (tie) NCAA Tournament - Round of 64
2005–06 Central Missouri 24-8 11-5 2nd NCAA Tournament - Round of 32
2006–07 Central Missouri 31-4 15-3 1st (tie) NCAA Semifinals
2007–08 Central Missouri 18-10 11-7 3rd (tie)
2008–09 Central Missouri 30-5 16-4 2nd NCAA Semifinals
2009–10 Central Missouri 27-4 18-2 1st NCAA Tournament - Round of 16
2010–11 Central Missouri 18-11 13-9 5th
2011–12 Central Missouri 19-8 15-5 3rd
2012–13 Central Missouri 22-8 13-5 1st (tie) NCAA Tournament - Round of 64
2013–14 Central Missouri 30-5 16-3 1st NCAA DII National Champions
Central Missouri: 274-94 (.745) 158-67 (.702)
Missouri Tigers (Southeastern Conference) (2014–present)
2014–15 Missouri 5-4 0-0
Missouri: 5-4 (.556) 0-0 (–)
Total: 279-98 (.740)

      National champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

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