Mizzou Links, 4-9-14: Haith loses an assistant, and a big recruiting week continues

Jamie Squire

Mizzou basketball assistant Mark Phelps leaves for Marquette, Tiger baseball bats wake up against Missouri State, and a big football recruiting week continues with Drew Lock's announcement tonight in Lee's Summit.

And a happy ninth anniversary to Mrs. Bill C...

1. Strong recruiting

Rivals.com: Strong pick-up for Mizzou
PowerMizzou: Video Breakdown: Natereace Strong
The Trib (Behind the Stripes): East St. Louis RB Strong commits to Missouri
Post-Dispatch: Mizzou lands Strong commitment

Next up:
KC Star: Lee’s Summit’s Drew Lock holds the key for one college football program

Lock will announce his school of choice at 7pm tonight in Lee's Summit.

This can't be bad
Rivals.com: Missouri takes lead for Beckner

2. Check!

The Trib: MU assistant Phelps leaving for Marquette
Post-Dispatch: Haith loses assistant to Marquette
The Missourian: Missouri men's basketball must replace assistant coach Mark Phelps
KC Star: Assistant coach Mark Phelps leaving Frank Haith’s staff at Missouri

3. Moving forward

PowerMizzou: Eye on the Future

4. Not a bad time for the offense to show up

MUtigers.com: Tigers Slug Their Way to 9-4 Win Over MSU
The Missourian: Missouri baseball finds offense in win over Missouri State
KBIA Sports: Missouri beats in-state rival Missouri State 9-4
Mizzou Network: HIGHLIGHTS: Mizzou Uses 15 Hits to Down Missouri St.

And on the other diamond...
MUtigers.com: Wednesday DH vs. Western Illinois Up Next for Mizzou

5. The pioneer

The Trib: Former MU diver will speak on panel about gay issues

6. An upset for No. 1

MUtigers.com: Results: Your Top 5 Stories of 2013-14

7. WHATNOT

Track & Field
MUtigers.com: Track & Field Maintains Top 30 National Rankings

Women's Golf
MUtigers.com: Women's Golf Moves up in Third Round at Web.com

Volleyball
MUtigers.com: Mizzou's Meister, Wilson to Join Collegiate National Team

Women's Basketball
Lake County News-Sun: Z-B grad Robinson to play women’s college hoops at Mizzou

Cheerleading
Mizzou Network: INSIDE ACCESS: Cheerleading hosts Showcase before heading to Nationals

8. 40 years

Yeah, I went through a huge Stephen King phase in seventh and eighth grade. Huge.

Vulture.com: Patton Oswalt on a Lifetime Reading Stephen King

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