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2018 Schedule
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SEC Now's Best of Media Day (1:55)
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Tigers looking forward to season with young talent (5:14)
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3dJeff Borzello

Missouri's Porter Jr. confident in 'whole team'

At SEC media days, Michael Porter Jr. was asked about the past two No. 1 draft picks not making the NCAA tournament and says Missouri has the talent to do it.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Porter Jr. said he's not a one-and-done lock, even though people don't take it seriously. "I want to leave a legacy and help the team get back on course."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Porter Jr. said he has more support around him than Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz did in college. "We've got a lot of talent."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Porter Jr. has been a vegetarian his entire life. When asked about his main protein sources, he responded: "That's a secret."

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Missouri's Cuonzo Martin said any college basketball reform shouldn't do away with the summer recruiting period. Taking away scholarship opportunities.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Preseason Media Poll: Kentucky, Florida, Texas A&M, Alabama, Missouri, Arkansas, Vanderbilt, Georgia, Auburn, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Mississippi State, Tennessee, LSU.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Preseason First Team All-SEC: KeVaughn Allen, Yante Maten, Hamidou Diallo, Michael Porter Jr., Robert Williams.

Jeff Borzello ESPN Staff Writer 

Three-way tie for Preseason SEC Player of the Year: Georgia's Yante Maten, Missouri's Michael Porter Jr. and Texas A&M's Robert Williams.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas coach Bill Self confirms that the Jayhawks will play Missouri in an exhibition game on Oct. 22 in Kansas City, with proceeds from the game to help hurricane victims. Self says this game has nothing to do with the dormant KU-Mizzou rivalry. "We have an opportunity, with NCAA approval, to do something for others." He said the schools hope to raise more than $1 million.

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8dMyron Medcalf

Missouri-KU to play exhibition game

Missouri and Kansas will compete in a charity basketball exhibition in Kansas City, MO on Oct. 22, Kansas coach Bill Self said.

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Can Mizzou reinvent themselves?

Missouri is coming off a bye week and are 9.5 point underdogs on the road vs. Kentucky, can the Tigers get a run game going in Lexington? Miklasz and Kiley discuss.

Jeff Goodman ESPN Insider 

Marvin Bagley III told me earlier today that Michael Porter Jr., is the best player he's ever gone up against. Raved about his talent and versatility. They could wind up going 1-2 in June's Draft.

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26dJohn Gasaway

Missouri among teams ready to return to NCAA tournament

Since last season, Missouri has hired a new coach in Cuonzo Martin and signed 2018 potential No. 1 pick Michael Porter Jr. So yes, Mizzou is a pretty easy pick for inclusion on this list.

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Cuonzo Martin and Missouri are hosting a pro day on Oct. 14 and inviting NBA scouts to the Missouri campus. Makes sense with Michael Porter Jr. being a projected top-two pick. Jontay, Michael's younger brother, is a future pro, too. Martin is smart to make this move. Shows recruits what they want to see.

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Cornhole challenge: Mizzou's Porter brothers (2:18)
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'It's going to be a historical year for the SEC' (3:58)
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SEC coaches preview men's basketball season (4:58)
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SEC announces 2018.Men's Basketball schedule (1:08)

Team Stats

Points Per Game69.2272nd
Rebounds Per Game36.5129th
Assists Per Game12.1Tied-272nd
Points Allowed72.9198th

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record22-26
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances26