Forecasting the future....
The top Mizzou basketball target in the 2022 class is announcing his decision.....tomorrow. The top Mizzou football target in the 2022 class is announcing his decision on October 20th.
That’s fun, right?
When it comes to recruiting, the popular thing to follow when a commit nears a decision is the 247Sports’ Crystal Ball and the Rivals’ FutureCast.
As far as predictions go, things are picking up for the four-star small forward Aidan Shaw, and of course...five-star wide receiver Luther Burden. And both are looking positive for Mizzou.
Stay tuned for Shaw’s commitment coming up at 10:30 a.m. CT on Friday. And you can watch it on CBS Sports HQ.
Blue Vally's basketball team shared this earlier in the day on a private feed, but now it's public.#Mizzou target Aidan Shaw's announcing his decision at 11:30 a.m. ET/10:30 a.m. CT Friday on CBS Sports HQ. pic.twitter.com/1F2JHh7g5T— Matt Harris (@MattJHarris85) September 15, 2021
For Luther Burden, there’s three of the latest predictions in on Rivals’ FutureCast. Woody Wommack and Sam Spieglelman have predicted Mizzou, while Ben Bachmann has selected Georgia.
And Mizzou Baseball has announced their 2022 SEC schedule:
The Tigers’ first two conference series are against the National Champion runners up (at Vanderbilt) March 18-20 and the No. 1 overall seed in last year’s NCAA Tournament (vs Arkansas) March 25-27. Mississippi State, the defending National Champions come to Columbia April 29-May 1.
As MUTigers.com points out, Mizzou will play six series against teams that were ranked in the final D1Baseball Top 25 poll last year. Only two teams on the Tigers’ schedule (Kentucky and Georgia) missed the NCAA Tournament last year.
Per usual, it’s just another brutal schedule in a loaded SEC Baseball conference.
Yesterday at Rock M
- Nate Edwards has the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks preview
- Tyler Badie is off to a historically great start, writes Brandon Kiley
- From Nate Edwards: Wednesday Watch Grid: Game Times and Betting Lines for Week 3
- Ben Frederickson discusses a lot of things in his latest chat recap, including Mizzou’s run defense situation
- On the latest Eye on The Tigers video: Ben Frederickson and Dave Matter discuss how Mizzou’s struggling defense can improve
- SEMO ready to prove itself as FCS underdogs at Mizzou, writes Dave Matter
- ‘We lost, but all is not lost’. Drinkwitz, Mizzou Tigers keep focus on building program — writes Lila Bromberg
- On the latest Sports KC with Blair Kerkhoff: They introduce new Mizzou beat writer Lila Bromberg
- Thrown into NFL action, KC Chiefs (and former Mizzou) linebacker Nick Bolton made players, writes Blair Kerkhoff
- From Wilson Moore: Drinkwitz doesn’t expect Badie’s workload to change
- For MU’s Kingsley, SC’s Garies, SEC opener a high school reunion — writes Anthony Kristensen
- Former Mizzou Football tight end out of Eureka High School (also my high school) Clayton Echard...is reported to be the next ‘The Bachelor’ Season 26 star. Awesome! M-I-Z!
(Editor’s note: I am mad that Sammy stole my thunder on this as it’s really a collision of my two fave things— dumb reality dating shows and Mizzou)
- Travion Ford seems ready to play.
- On MUTigers.com, Soccer Opens SEC Play with South Carolina
- From KOMU’s Ben Arnet: Tigers not taking SEMO lightly
- JUCO guard/wing Deshawndre Washington has picked up a Mizzou offer. Washington was named 2021’s NCJAA Division II Player of the Year at South Suburban College
- Some “Tiger Talk” highlights, according to Matter:
Drinkwitz, on his radio show, on what stands out about SEMO: "They run the ball. We ain't too good at stopping it."— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) September 16, 2021
Drinkwitz's big point on playing SEMO: Talent is Mizzou's biggest nemesis this week. MU can't just assume its talent advantage will win Saturday's game. He calls that thinking "bullcrap"— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) September 16, 2021
Was told Mizzou AD Desiree Reed-Francois really impressed a gathering of about 100 folks in St. Louis today at the @NFFNetwork luncheon. Her presentation ended with a standing ovation.— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) September 16, 2021
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