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 if the same fate meets his Missouri team.

Missouri was picked to finish fifth in the SEC at SEC Media Days on Wednesday.