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Sam is joined by Jarrett Sutton to talk about how Cuonzo Martin is changing Mizzou Hoops.

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Last week Jarrett Sutton was invited, along with a host of former Tigers basketball alumni to a golf outing with Cuonzo Martin at the Lake of the Ozarks. What was a seemingly small gesture is more of a pattern of behavior now for the Tigers Basketball program.

Outreach.

Sutton is quick to note the amount of outreach that has continually occurring under Cuonzo Martin’s watch. Whether it’s free clinics for the youths or engaging with the players of the past, Martin has extended himself again and again and while these aren’t the moves a coach looking to land the most elite talent, it’s more about the moves a coach makes when he’s trying to connect the past with the present. And Martin is doing that. He’s bridging the gap and putting things back together.

Oh, and we’re getting awfully close to preview season.

Rock M Radio Presents: Bench Minutes w Sam Snelling & Jarrett Sutton

It has been a… shall we say *minute*, since the last episode of this podcast came out, but have no fear, Bench Minutes is BACK with Sam and Jarrett presented by Rock M Radio. Mizzou landed a pretty nice commitment this week for Cuonzo Martin’s staff, right? Sam and Jarrett get into that, basketball season being basically back, and much, much more on the latest episode of Bench Minutes. Let’s get to it.

Episode Breakdown:
:15 – 7:00: Intro and just like Mizzou Basketball, Bench Minutes is back!
7:01 – 19:01: Cuonzo Martin, reaching out to former Mizzou players bringing them back to the program or having them come back to be around the program, and how it is different than previous years.
19:02 – 23:51: Mario McKinney commits to Mizzou! Let’s break it down.
23:52 – 36:33: Jarrett’s optimistic thoughts on the Mizzou Basketball season and its outlook.
36:34 – 41:50: Outside of the “Elite” group in the SEC, who are you most afraid of for this SEC Season?
41:51 – 44:40: Brief NBA Chat! Should the TWolves trade Jimmy Butler?
44:41 – END: Final Thoughts, including thoughts on Cullen VanLeer.

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