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MPJ to play in NBA 2K20 Tournament and Drinkwitz on Finebaum

Mizzou Links for Thursday, April 2

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Missing basketball? Missing sports in general?

Yeah, same here. The college basketball season would be winding down right now as the Final Four in Atlanta would have been played on Saturday. Meanwhile, the NBA Playoffs would have been just right around the corner.

Fortunately, ESPN has decided to air Michael Jordan’s “The Last Dance” documentary starting on April 19th.

And starting on Friday night, ESPN will be airing the “NBA 2K Players Tournament” with 16 NBA players going head-to-head against each other online in NBA 2K20. According to the Denver Post, Michael Porter Jr. is one of the 16 participants.

With an 81 rating on NBA 2K20, Michael Porter Jr. is the No. 12 seed and will face Melvin Booker’s son, Devin Booker as the No. 5 seed. There’s your Mizzou connection!

Go get em, MPJ!

In other news, Eli Drinkwitz made a guest appearance on SEC Network’s “The Paul Finebaum Show”.

The big topic of discussion was his comments made about Kirk Herbstreit and the uncertainty of the college football season.

Perhaps he didn’t exactly need to, but he later apologized on “The Paul Finebaum Show.”

Here’s more from the interview:

Onto the links!

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  • Aldon Smith has signed a one-year deal with the Dallas Cowboys. Congrats, Aldon!
  • Mizzou has made the Top Five cut for Arkansas graduate transfer Jalen Harris
  • Here’s a throwback highlight of Maty Mauk against Minnesota in the 2015 Citrus Bowl!
  • Take a look back on Mizzou Baseball’s combined no-hitter from March 2nd, 2018!
  • Congrats to Amber Smith on what was a great career at Mizzou!
  • The NCAA has announced that the recruiting dead period has been extended until May 31st
  • Here’s more from Eli Drinkwitz on the Zoom conference (Mizzoom!)
  • The coaching staff continues their CROOTIN’ of Lutheran North’s Travion Ford
  • 2022 Southlake Carroll quarterback Quinn Ewers (same high school as Chase Daniel) has received an offer from Mizzou.

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