And now things get weird. I cannot immediately recall a set of Missouri bigs with such a widespread, diverse skill set and well-defined set of liabilities.
On Tuesday, we looked at Phil Pressey and his potential impact next season. Now let's look at Pressey's potential backcourt mates.
We start the look at next year's roster by discussing the most polarizing, important player on the court.
Two years into Frank Haith's tenure as Missouri's head coach, we are beginning to see the outline of Haith's style and preferences.
The early lead set the table for everything that followed, and while Missouri fought back from poor starts on quite a few occasions this year, Colorado State was too mature, too smart, to let that work.
No one at RMN was so delusional to think CSU could not win, but that was a very disappointing performance.
To the guy who's been around forever and the two who haven't been around long enough, I'll just say that it's been a pleasure.
Missouri's play this weekend will define, or redefine, everything that has happened in the last four months.
While better non-conference scheduling is lovely, playing well for an extended period of time is the most important factor for getting into the NCAA Tournament. SEC teams did not do enough of that.
Well, we didn't have to wait long to find out who/where Missouri would be playing in the NCAA Tournament.