Mizzou Links, 5-1-12

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 02: Brad Smith #16 of the Buffalo Bills runs with the ball during the NFL game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on October 2, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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So who is Jordan Clarkson? Let's see…

a three-star recruit in the 2010 class who chose Tulsa over offers from SMU, TCU, Texas A&M, and just about every Texas mid-major. He elected to transfer following the firing of Tulsa coach Doug Wojcik.

Tulsa's leading scorer as a sophomore. He scored 16.5 potions per game on 44 percent shooting (46 percent on 2-pointers, 37 percent on 3-pointers, 78 percent from the line). He seems like a well-rounded scorer -- he both gets to the line and makes long-range jumpers. He also averaged 3.9 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 0.9 steals, 2.7 turnovers (ouch) and even blocked 17 shots.

another "why do schools have so much control over transfers?" cause. Tulsa initially blocked Clarkson from talking to five schools, then "amicably" cut the list to four. It is so incredibly ridiculous that schools are allowed to do this.

So Mizzou gets a shot at another transfer. If they do not land Devonta Pollard (who is supposedly going to be ready to announce his chosen school within the next week or so), this is a lovely way to, in effect, pocket the scholarship for 2012-13 and put another interesting transfer on the floor the next season. We'll see how it goes.


Doesn't it feel good that I had to take "MIZZOU" out of the title above?

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    We Are Mizzou: Truman Capital One Challenge


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