Missouri Rumors & News

  • Missouri's Blake Harris plans to transfer

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Missouri's shaky point guard situation took a new wayward turn Friday: Freshman Blake Harris is leaving the team. The school announced his decision and Harris later confirmed to the Post-Dispatch he plans to transfer. “It was the best decision for me and my family to leave this program,”..." January 05

  • Mizzou's Porter Jr. says it's 'too early to tell' when he'll return

    St. Louis Post-Dispatch "Meeting with reporters for the first time since undergoing back surgery in November, Missouri preseason All-American freshman basketball player Michael Porter Jr. urged caution Tuesday about his return to the court. Porter, who hasn’t played since the opening minutes of Mizzou’s Nov. 10 opener,..." January 02

  • Michael Porter Jr. Hints He Could Return From Surgery Sooner Than Expected

    Dime Magazine "Michael Porter Jr. is one of the top prospects in the 2018 NBA Draft and could potentially go No. 1 overall, but a recent injury might threaten his status as a possible top overall choice. Last Tuesday, the Missouri Tigers announced that their star freshman had to undergo surgery that would..." November 27

  • Kyrie Irving offers some advice for Michael Porter Jr. after his season-ending injury

    CBS Sports "Celtics point guard Kyrie Irving, a former No. 1 overall pick, might be more known for his handles and championship these days, but he was once a top college prospect. However, an injury kept his time at Duke very brief before he jumped to the NBA for the draft. A similar story could happen..." November 22

  • Mizzou announces Michael Porter Jr. ‘likely’ out for the season

    SEC Country "Mizzou basketball’s chances at a special season were dealt a major blow on Tuesday. Star freshman Michael Porter Jr. is likely out for the season. The school’s official basketball Twitter account revealed that Porter will undergo surgery on Tuesday and “likely” miss the remainder of the season...." November 21

  • Michael Porter Jr out against Utah

    Fanrag Sports "Missouri Tigers freshman forward Michael Porter Jr. will not play against the Utah Utes on Thursday evening as he continues to nurse an injured hip, according to Gabe DeArmond of Rivals.com. “Mizzou’s Michael Porter Jr. is out for tonight’s game at Utah and did not travel,” said a Missouri team..." November 16

  • Michael Porter Jr. Exits Missouri Debut After 2 Minutes with Hip Injury

    Bleacher Report "Missouri Tigers forward Michael Porter Jr. suffered a hip injury during Friday's contest against the Iowa State Cyclones. According to Myron Medcalf of ESPN.com, Porter played just two minutes in the first half of the 74-59 win and iced his hip on the bench. If there's one player Missouri..." November 11

  • Michael Porter Jr. says he could return for second season

    247 Sports "Each of the last two No. 1 NBA Draft picks missed the NCAA Tournament, with Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz both falling short. But Michael Porter Jr. — projected to be in that No. 1 conversation along with international star Luka Doncic and Duke’s Marvin Bagley — said he could return to school..." October 18

  • Jontay Porter officially reclassifies, will join brother Michael at Missouri this season

    CBS Sports "Jontay Porter, a five-star prospect from the Class of 2018, officially announced Wednesday what he told CBS Sports last month it was "safe" to assume he would eventually do -- i.e., reclassify to 2017 so that he can play for Missouri this season. Porter is a 6-foot-10 forward and the younger..." August 10

  • Top H.S. Hoops Prospect 'I'm Not 'One-and-Done' I Might Stay In School!!'

    TMZ "NBA teams might not wanna plummet for Michael Porter Jr. next year ... 'cause the projected #1 pick in the 2018 Draft says there's a chance he won't jump to the pros after his freshman season. We spoke with the 6'10", 215-pound phenom about being the big man on Mizzou's campus ... and MPJ says..." July 31