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Mizzou basically just landed a 14th scholarship player for 2018-19

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Mizzou might not have any basketball scholarships remaining for 2018-19, but Cuonzo Martin just added another piece all the same: three-star forward Parker Braun. PowerMizzou broke the story early yesterday.

Braun has committed to Missouri as a preferred walk-on for 2018. Braun’s mother, Lisa Sandbothe, is a former Miss Show-Me basketball winner and played for the Tigers from 1988-91. Lori and Mike Sandbothe, Braun’s aunt and uncle also played hoops for the Tigers.

“We were really surprised. He had a lot of great offers.” Lisa Braun said. “He is a family oriented guy and didn’t want to be far from home. He’s like ‘I want to go to Missouri.’”

The decision came after visits to Illinois and Nebraska and interest from Vanderbilt and Ohio State. Missouri has told Braun he will go on scholarship after one year as a walk on.

Family ties pay off for once! Braun’s a lanky dude — 6’8, 205 pounds, and he might not be done growing yet — who seems to have quite a few post moves and good touch from outside. I mean, Mizzou just basically landed a 14th scholarship-caliber player because of the Sandbothe name. That rules. And he might not necessarily redshirt this season.

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