Jordan Geist enters his senior season at Mizzou knowing he will play lots of minutes at point guard for the Tigers. He said on June 6, 2018 that he wants to spend this summer working on playing under control more often.
Kevin Puryear is entering his senior year at Mizzou. With Jontay Porter and Jeremiah Tilmon returning, Puryear said on June 6, 2018, that he needs to be comfortable playing on the perimeter for Missouri.
At the Mizzou Coaches Caravan on May 1, 2018, Missouri basketball coach Cuonzo Martin said sitting out a year will benefit his two recent transfers, guards Dru Smith and Mark Smith. The two could contribute to a deep 2019-20 MU squad.