University of Missouri head basketball coach Frank Haith has a lot of momentum going in the right direction, despite a surprise second round exit last season in the NCAA Tournament.
Last year's team won 30 games, yet despite many of those players moving on, Haith has the Tigers positioned to have another fine season and the pollsters are paying attention.
Just a week after being ranked 17th in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, Mizzou was ranked 15th in the Associated Press Top 25 preseason poll.
With their high ranking comes expectations and Haith's squad is stacked and ready for the challenge. Mizzou will not have to wait long for a challenge as they will face Stanford in their third game in the Bahamas and if they get past the Cardinals, will have to face some other very talented Cardinals. Rick Pitino and the second ranked Louisville Cardinals will be waiting for what could be a very interesting early season match-up.
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