Found March 18, 2013 on
Fox Sports Midwest:
ST. LOUIS (AP) All season, Missouri has flashed potential for making a being a dangerous team in March. And alternately stumbled.
There is a reason the Tigers are a No. 9 seed in the Midwest Regional. Coach Frank Haith has had to integrate a group of transfers into the system.
Leading rebounder Alex Oriakhi (Connecticut) and guard Keion Bell (Pepperdine), who led the team in scoring in the Big 12, are one-year senior rentals. Sophomore Jabari Brown (Oregon) is averaging 13.7 points and junior Earnest Ross (Auburn) is averaging 10 points and five rebounds off the bench.
The Tigers (23-10) have yet to put it all together and get a tough test out of the box against eighth seed Colorado State (25-8) on Thursday in Lexington, Ky.
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
has yet to figure out that an NCAA game is 40 minutes long and not 39 or 38 minutes
long. Most of the blame, I feel should be pointed at head coach Frank Haith. It’s all fun
and dandy to get animated and take your suit coat off and yell during the game,
but to win in this league or any conference tournament, your team must be
prepared and focused all the way until the...
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