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Missouri great and Cleveland assistant Larry Drew talks LeBron, Norm, and coaching in college

Here are today's Mizzou Links.

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Mizzou Tigers pennant What's On

In case you missed it over the weekend (I might just lead off every post with this for the rest of the damn offseason).

Mizzou Tigers pennant Lots of hardware for J'den this summer Cox Claims Bronze at Grand Prix of Germany

Mizzou Tigers pennant It's preview season

Post-Dispatch: Georgia hopes Smart approach is best

SEC Football: Kentucky or Missouri to Make 2016 Bowl?

Ugh, SEC Media Days are next week???

I guess that means hooray, the season is closer, but ... SEC Media Days are overhyped and about twice as long as they need to be. Like The Hobbit movies.

Garnet and Black Attack: Six Things To Expect From SEC Media Days

Mizzou Tigers pennant More offers, more final lists

PowerMizzou: Frederick adds weight and offers Mizzou, Ole Miss, Louisville highlight 3-star GA ATH's Top 10

Mizzou Tigers pennant Larry Drew has a ring

Post-Dispatch: Former Mizzou star savors Cavs' championship

Lightly recruited out of Wyandotte, Kan., Drew struggled with Stewart’s strict style early at Mizzou but 40 years later credits Stewart for shaping his coaching ambitions.

"I wanted to be a coach that could deliver the right level of discipline," Drew said. "I wanted to be a coach that was going to be successful and deal with different issues both on and off the floor. With Coach Stewart, I had never played for a coach with his style, so it was tough for me to make adjustments. Thank God I hung in there." [...]

With an NBA championship now on his credentials, Drew won’t rule out a return to college. His alma mater contacted him when Stewart stepped down in 1999, but he didn’t sense Mizzou had serious interest.

"I’ve been in the NBA for so long, man, but I think about that quite often," he said. "I do think at some point I’d like to give college a try. When Missouri was going through a coaching change (in 1999) — this is way back when I was still with the Lakers — they reached out to me. But I didn’t feel a seriousness about it. I felt it was more of a courtesy."

Mizzou Tigers pennant More on Bieser

The Trib: New MU baseball coach evaluating coaching staff, other issues facing program

Post-Dispatch: Bieser lands dream job at Mizzou

KC Star: New Missouri baseball coach Steve Bieser realizes decades-long dream

Mizzou Tigers pennant Namon's a Buffalo

Buffzone: Namon Wright to continue basketball career with CU Buffaloes

Post-Dispatch: Former Tiger Namon Wright headed to Colorado