November 30, 2012
Central Missouri menís basketball coach and Smith-Cotton graduate Kim Anderson has been elected to the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame.
Anderson has a 226-83 record with the Mules, the most wins by any coach in school history. His .731 winning percentage ranks fifth among active Division II coaches.
Anderson has led UCM to four regular season conference titles and three conference tournament championships. Under Anderson, the Mules have reached the Division II Final Four twice.
Before coaching at UCM, Anderson was an assistant coach with Missouri from 1991-1999. He played for the Missouri Tigers from 1973-77, scoring 1,289 career points. He led the Big 8 in scoring in 1977 and helped the Tigers win a conference championship in 1976.
Anderson will be inducted in a ceremony at the University Plaza Hotel and Convention Center in Springfield on Jan. 27.