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Missouri: ‘We remain confident in Athletic Director Jim Sterk’

Earlier today, it was reported that the SEC had fined Missouri Athletic Director Jim Sterk for his comments on Dawn Staley and South Carolina’s environment. The Tigers have just released a statement.

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Earlier today, it was reported that the SEC had fined Missouri AD Jim Sterk $25,000 for his comments against South Carolina and head coach Dawn Statley. The Tigers have issued the following statement:

We remain confident in University of Missouri Athletic Director Jim Sterk. Since he came here in August 2016, Jim has exhibited a passion for our student athletes and their success and safety both on and off the court. He has proven himself to be an excellent administrator.