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Previewing Missouri basketball season with The Athletic’s C.J. Moore

Rock M Radio is back with Episode 39 of Dive Cuts filled with plenty of answers to the forthcoming season.

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We’re getting closer to the basketball season, so what better time to bring on one of the top College Basketball writers in the country, C.J. Moore of

We brought in Moore to get his take on this current version of the Missouri Tigers, including what Cuonzo Martin will do without Jontay Porter, expectations for Torrence Watson, and what will it take for Missouri to make the NCAA tournament?

Then, Matt and Sam take time to discuss Dru Smith and transfer waiver drama, plus previewing the coming season opener against Central Arkansas.

Rock M Radio Presents: Dive Cuts w Sam Snelling & Matt Harris and guest C.J. Moore

Check it out:

Episode Breakdown:
:15 – 3:04: Intro and welcome back to Dive Cuts! Let’s preview’s today’s guest, C.J. Moore from The Athletic!
3:05 – 6:45: Interview with C.J Moore. First up: is the FBI the only thing that can stop KU? And let’s dive into the FBI Process as a whole.
6:46 – 13:46: Combo forwards in College Basketball and how it all fits in the modern day basketball.
13:47 – 23:33: Speaking of Combo Forwards…. Mizzou has one of those that suffered a season ending injury. Let’s talk a little bit more about it. How will Mizzou cope with him being out?
23:34 – 25:36: Cuonzo Martin’s offense and his philosophy.
25:37 – 28:45: What needs to happen in order for Missouri to make the Tournament?
28:46 – 30:50: Check out all of C.J. Moore’s work at The Athletic and subscribe using the code “CBBTipoff40” for 40% off of your subscription!
30:51 – 41:20: The NCAA still has a chance to do what is right by Dru Smith, right?
41:21 – 47:08: This is the LAST DIVE CUTS before actual Basketball! Let’s preview some basketball!
47:09 – 51:15: Who are you most looking forward to seeing in Mizzou’s first game?
51:16 – END: Final thoughts and be sure to rate, review, and subscribe to Rock M Radio wherever you get your podcasts!

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