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Mizzou pops up on 247’s “Way-Too-Early” Top 25

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Yeah, yeah congrats or whatever, when does the next season start?

You may have heard by now that the University of Connecticut Huskies are the 2023 NCAA Men’s College Basketball National Champions. And I only have one thing to say about that...

Who cares? Mizzou’s back in six short months!

Before the National Championship game even started, as is custom in the world of sports media, we already saw outlets looking ahead to next season. 247 Sports got the biggest head start of the mainstream sites, putting out their “Way-Too-Early Top 25.” Maybe consider adding a few more a’s and y’s in there, friends.

Nevertheless, the article does have some good news for Tiger fans who want the rest of the country to take Dennis Gates’ program seriously in year two: they’ve been included at No. 21!

Expect Kobe Brown to come back, giving Missouri a nice chunk of its returning production from a team that reached the second round in Dennis Gates’ first year. Landing John Tonje is another offensive weapon, and a good-sized wild card is the potential re-addition of Isiaih Mosley, who could be full-go in 2023-24.

That placement is good for third overall in the SEC. Who’s ahead of them and who’s trailing behind? I can’t give away all of the article for free, that would be unethical.

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