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2. Have a Plan for Everything.
He calls his mentor, Coach Don James from the University of Washington, a "meticulous and incredibly organized" coach. From the day he arrived at Mizzou, he had a plan that he immediately put into place. [...]
9. Evaluate Everything.
Having a plan is great. Having a rigid, unchangeable plan is foolish. In Pinkel's program, everything is up for evaluation at all times. From the meals they eat, to the way they train, to the way they handle media requests, to what play they call on 4th-and-1, finding a better way is the mission.
Grinch leaves (and after Christmas, no less)
The final recruiting 'dead period' of the 2015 cycle ended about five hours ago, so now it's an all-out sprint to Signing Day. For Whom the Cowbell Tolls has some guidance if you're looking to message boards for rumors.
As for how many scholarships Mizzou might still have to give...
The Trib (Behind the Stripes): Missouri Unofficial Scholarship Breakdown: 2015 edition
#1 comes to town
MUTIGERS.COM: Tigers Host No. 1 Gamecocks for Gold Rush
The Trib: MU women's hoops team outlined formula for success in win over Florida
The Missourian: No. 1 South Carolina's height might pose problems for Missouri women's basketball
#3 lives in town
MUTIGERS.COM: Mizzou Volleyball Announces 2015 Camp Dates