Maybe....some hoops scheduling news?
We’re less than a month away than the start of the college basketball season officially on November 25th, but man, we really need some scheduled games to be announced!
Mizzou men’s basketball head coach Cuonzo Martin joined Brendan Wiese and Ben Frederickson on The Big 500 KTRS’ The Big Sports Show Wednesday evening to discuss the latest on the non-conference scheduling, Jeremiah Tilmon and Mark Smith’s high-level play in practice, and what’s happening with the Braggin’ Rights game this season.
After Missouri’s Myrtle Beach Tournament in Orlando was officially cancelled, Martin says Mizzou has been working on MTEs in Sioux Falls, Las Vegas, Texas or Indiana and will hopefully have something solidified in the next three to four days.
His thoughts on Jeremiah Tilmon and Mark Smith:
“I think Jeremiah Tilmon has really, really been at a high level, just in a lot of areas.....if I had to pick two guys at a high level, I would right now say Mark Smith and Jeremiah Tilmon, just all the parts. Defending, rebounding, toughness, scoring the ball, making plays.”
And....perhaps the annual Braggin’ Rights game might not be dead quite yet. Here’s Cuonzo with the latest:
“As a matter of fact, we’re working towards that as we speak. With all due respect on both sides, we’re trying to find a date. I will say 50 percent we’re trying to make it work as we speak up until the hour. We’re trying to make that thing work.....we’re trying.”
Hey....fingers crossed! Plenty of other good stuff from Brendan, Ben, and Cuonzo from that interview, and you can listen to the full segment on The Big Sports Show Soundcloud page.
And it was a tough loss for the No. 9 Mizzou Volleyball team in their home opener at the Hearnes Wednesday night against No. 3 Kentucky, falling in four sets losing their first match of the season.
The Tigers will be back in action tonight at 8:00 p.m. on ESPNU for their second game against Kentucky. MIZ!
Onto the links!
Yesterday at Rock M
- Nate Edwards has the preview of the Florida Gators
- Brandon Kiley writes Micah Wilson and Tauskie Dove earned their stripes vs Kentucky
- PODCAST: A Showdown in The Swamp Looms for Mizzou Football, with Nate Edwards and Brandon Kiley
- Mitchell Forde has his latest notebook as Mizzou readies for Florida’s high-octane offense
- ($$) The latest edition of Gabe DeArmond’s Macadoodle’s Mailbag is out
- Watch the latest episode of The 573 Report, with Gabe DeArmond and Mitchell Forde
- Ben Frederickson touches on Mizzou Football in his latest Quick Hits
- Here’s the latest Eye on the Tigers Podcast with Dave Matter and BenFred: Tigers will carry newfound momentum into Swamp — as long as Gators are good to play
- Mizzou football prepared to play Florida as Gators are on other side of COVID outbreak, writes Souichi Tereada
- On the latest SportsBeat KC with Blair Kerkhoff and Souichi Terada: Mizzou meets foe with three week’s rest
- ($$) ICYMI, Peter Baugh had a live Q and A on the site
(Columbia Daily Tribune)
- From Eric Blum, Former Mizzou QB Wison works his way onto field as receiver
- Happy Birthday to senior Mitchell Smith on Wednesday! 23!
- How about a Mizzou Football hype video?
- Mizzou linebacker Aubrey Miller Jr. has entered the transfer portal. Here’s his statement, and best of luck to Aubrey in the future!
- There will be no Norm Stewart Classic happening in Columbia this year
JUST IN: The Norm Stewart Classic is canceled this year due to COVID-19 concerns.— Andrew Kauffman (@AndrewABC17) October 28, 2020
- Just some good Mizzou social media recruiting things...
- Mizzou Basketball assistant coach Cornell Mann appeared on the Next Possession Podcast with Steve Hawkins
"When I attack my job every day, it's because I care deeply about my players, my coach, my University and the game of basketball."— Mizzou Hoops (@MizzouHoops) October 28, 2020
Listen to @8mileCorn on the @Next_Possession Podcast with @Coach_Hawk_WMU at https://t.co/LFY86d4LnK #ToTheFinishLine pic.twitter.com/kJSbh4vTYi
- Robin Pingeton coaching em up!
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