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Podcast: When might Michael Porter Jr. play for the Mizzou Tigers?

Missouri Tigers forward Michael Porter Jr. (middle) appeared to smile as he huddled with the team before the Mizzou-Texas A&M Southeastern Conference basketball game at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, in Columbia.
Missouri Tigers forward Michael Porter Jr. (middle) appeared to smile as he huddled with the team before the Mizzou-Texas A&M Southeastern Conference basketball game at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday, February 13, 2018, in Columbia. skeyser@kcstar.com

Missouri freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. met with doctors in Columbia on Thursday to evaluate his recovery from back surgery. So when might the former top recruit return to play for the Tigers? And how could that impact their NCAA Tournament seed?

In the latest SportsBeat KC podcast, The Star’s Mizzou beat writers, Aaron Reiss and Alex Schiffer, discuss how Porter’s return could impact the Tigers, who have five regular season games remaining.

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Aaron Reiss: 816-234-4042, @aaronjreiss

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