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Ms. Cunningham goes to Phoenix; new helmets for Mizzou’s spring game?

Here are today’s Mizzou Links.

Sophie Cunningham becomes highest WNBA draft pick in Missouri history.

A little bit of semantics here, but we’re going with Cunningham being the record-breaker.

Cunningham was the first pick in the second round — 13th overall — which edges out Missouri’s first and only first-round pick (15th overall).

Cunningham joins a pretty talented cast in Phoenix, and the Mercury have advanced to the WNBA semifinals for each of the last six years.

Here’s what they’re saying (and writing) about Cunningham’s future WNBA home:

More new helmets on the way for Mizzou football?

Missouri’s getting more and more experimental with its uniform and helmet combinations, so the surprise factor with new combinations has worn off some. That being said, Missouri signee CJ Boone appears to have spilled the beans on some new helmets — could these be unveiled for the spring game on Saturday?

Definitely digging the continued use of retro logos in Missouri gear, and these look pretty sharp with the striping down the middle.

Kim English reportedly joins Rick Barnes in Tennessee

English has left Colorado and will join Barnes in Knoxville as an assistant coach, sources told the Knoxville News Sentinel and other outlets.

English was in Boulder for the past two seasons, after beginning his college coaching career under Frank Haith in Tulsa.

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