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Michael Porter Jr. commits to Mizzou: ‘I’m coming home’

Missouri landed a commitment Friday from Michael Porter Jr., the top prospect in the 2017 recruiting class. Porter Jr. spent six years in Columbia, but he committed to Washington last summer. After Huskies coach Lorenzo Romar was fired, he re-opened his recruitment and will play for new Tigers coach Cuonzo Martin and the Tigers instead.

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Former Mizzou coach Kim Anderson lands at Pitt State

Less than three weeks after he was fired at Missouri, former men’s basketball coach Kim Anderson was officially announced as the next coach at Pittsburg (Kan.) State. After three seasons with the Tigers, Anderson rejoins the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association, where he had tremendous success — and won the 2014 NCAA Division II national title — with Central Missouri.

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Michael Porter Sr. joins MU hoops staff, son released from Washington letter of intent

Michael Porter Sr., who was an assistant coach at Washington last season under Lorenzo Romar, will join new Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin’s staff for the 2017-18 season. His son, former Father Tolton Catholic forward Michael Porter Jr., was released from the national letter of intent he signed with the Huskies in November, opening the door for him to join his dad with the Tigers.

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Five things to know about Mizzou basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr.

Five things to know about Mizzou basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr., the nation's top-rated player in the Class of 2017.
Jeff Patterson The Kansas City Star
Five things to know about Mizzou basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr. 0:53

Five things to know about Mizzou basketball recruit Michael Porter Jr.

Charles Harris: 'Take a chance on me or I'll make you pay' 4:37

Charles Harris: 'Take a chance on me or I'll make you pay'

Cuonzo Martin reminisces about Purdue's Sweet 16 win vs. Kansas 1:03

Cuonzo Martin reminisces about Purdue's Sweet 16 win vs. Kansas

New Mizzou coach Cuonzo Martin: 'This is it for me' 3:15

New Mizzou coach Cuonzo Martin: 'This is it for me'