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.