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Mizzou News for Thursday, April 9

It’s transfer season in college basketball!

Of course, Mizzou is in the market for one of the hottest grad transfer names in the portal. ESPN’s Jeff Borzello has updated his college basketball transfer rankings for 2020-2021 and 2021-2022, and Bowling Green grad transfer Justin Turner comes in at No. 2. Also, Michigan transfer David DeJulius, who Missouri has checked in on comes in at No. 15 in the sit-out transfers. Tray Jackson is in there at No. 30 as well. Good luck to Tray wherever he lands.

Meanwhile, here’s some more on Turner:

“Earned first-team All-MAC honors after averaging 18.8 points and 4.6 rebounds. The final three for the Detroit native includes Missouri, Marquette, and Iowa State. The Tigers have received most of the buzz.”

That last sentence sure sounds promising. However, there’s a possibility of him returning to Bowling Green, as Rivals recruiting analyst Corey Evans mentions in his latest Wednesday Leftovers.

“While very rarely does a prospect enter the transfer portal only to return to the school that he intended to leave, Bowling Green remains a legitimate suitor. The staff is operating as if there is a chance that he could decline the chance to transfer elsewhere and the fact that he can’t visit any of the others due to the coronavirus may help. Look for a commitment in the coming days.”

And from WTOL 11 Sports Director Jordan Strack in Toledo, Ohio, here’s a video interview with Justin Turner:

Should be very interesting to follow. Stay tuned for that!

In football recruiting, Missouri has made the final three cut (along with Auburn and Baylor) for Akron offensive lineman grad transfer Brandon Council.

Onto the links!


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