Bryce Thompson’s father played for Kansas men’s basketball coach Bill Self at Tulsa. He also grew up around Marco Harris, a childhood friend of Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin. Now both schools have Bryce high on their wish lists.
Missouri Tigers sophomore Jontay Porter is one of many talented players returning to the Southeastern Conference, which had eight NCAA Tournament teams last season. Mizzou's competition includes Arkansas' Daniel Gafford and Kentucky's PJ Washington.
Missouri Tigers men's basketball coach Cuonzo Martin recently joined the NABC Board of Directors and NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Oversight Committee. Mizzou's coach says "it's time" to get more involved.
Missouri Tigers basketball player Mitchell Smith built up his strength while recovering from an ACL tear and returns to the court this season with the ability to play the wing and defend the backcourt despite being recruited to Mizzou as a center.
Senior forward Jeremiah Robinson-Earl, the son of former KU player Lester Earl, is one of the prized recruits of the 2019 basketball recruiting class and has decided to leave Bishop Miege in favor of transferring to the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.
The latest edition of this week in Mizzou Tigers basketball and football recruiting news, which touches on Michael Porter Jr.'s draft impact, Caleb Love, two-sport college athletes and coaches kids being recruited.