Missouri is seeking to replace Frank Haith, who left last week after three seasons at the school to become the head coach at Tulsa.
Floyd has a 81-52 record in four seasons at UTEP, including a 23-11 record this season. The Miners were beaten by Fresno State in the first round of the CBI Tournament and haven't been the NCAA Tournament since 2010.
Floyd, 60, has a 408-233 record in 20 seasons as a collegiate coach at Idaho, New Orleans, Iowa State and USC. He also spent time as the head coach of the NBA's Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Hornets. DAVIS: Duke, Wisconsin, Arizona, Villanova, UNC lead early top 25 for 2014-15