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      Mizzou introduces Anderson

      COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- No sales pitch was necessary for Kim Anderson. The new Missouri coach says this is his dream job.

      The 58-year-old Anderson welled up a few times and paused to collect himself at his introductory news conference Tuesday, a day after the school hired him to replace Frank Haith.

      Athletic director Mike Alden said Anderson got a five-year contract with the total package worth more than $2 million per year. He said he got the right man for the job.

      Anderson was a star player at Missouri in the 1970s and then a long-time key aide to Norm Stewart. He's interviewed for the job before and this time got the school's attention by winning a Division II title at Central Missouri this past season.