ST. LOUIS Kyle Weems will go down as one of the greatest players in Missouri State history. And that's saying something for a guy who's left even more of an imprint off the court.
His list of accomplishments are impressive 2011 Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year and second-leading scorer in Missouri State history to name a few but so is his reputation away from basketball.
"He's a model citizen," says Missouri State coach Paul Lusk. "He's a very, very good kid."
Weems serves as a perfect example for everything a student-athlete should be, both on and off the court. He's stuck through three head coaches and an NCAA tournament snub while helping the Bears to their first regular season Missouri Valley Conference title last year.
Whenever his career ends, whether it was Friday night with a 72-64 loss to Evansville in the Missouri Valley Conference quarterfinals or perhaps in the CBI or CIT postseason tournaments in a few weeks, Weems will have cemented a legacy that wi...