Missouri’s Haley Troup (11) drives past Florida’s Danielle Rainey during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament, Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
Missouri’s Haley Troup (11) drives past Florida’s Danielle Rainey during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament, Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro) Richard Shiro AP
Missouri’s Haley Troup (11) drives past Florida’s Danielle Rainey during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Southeastern Conference women’s tournament, Thursday, March 7, 2019, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro) Richard Shiro AP

Alex Schiffer has been covering the Missouri Tigers for The Star since October 2017. He came in second place for magazine-length feature writing by the U.S. Basketball Writer’s Association in 2018 and graduated from Mizzou in 2017.