No locks among Mizzou, SLU pro prospects, but Clarkson and Brown should be drafted

ST. LOUIS -- The days when the NBA Draft was about taking the best college players are long gone. That the No. 1 pick could be Andrew Wiggins is the latest example. The NBA can overlook the fact he barely showed up for the biggest game of his career at Kansas because of his All-Star upside. I mention this to bring some perspective to the breakdown you're about to read regarding...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou’s Jabari Brown to skip senior season, enter NBA Draft

Missouri lost another basketball player to the NBA Draft on Wednesday when junior Jabari Brown announced that he would forgo his senior season. Brown and the Tigers made the announcement two days after fellow junior Jordan Clarkson announced that he would enter the NBA Draft. “This was a step I needed to take in order to make the most educated decision possible with regards to...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mizzou basketball: Goodbye Jabari Brown

On Wednesday, just two days after fellow junior Jordan Clarkson announced that he was leaving Mizzou for the NBA, Jabari Brown announced that he would be following Clarkson and announced his intention to leave Columbia and pursue his career as a NBA prospect.“This was a step I needed to take in order to make the most educated decision possible with regards to my NBA opportunities...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jabari Brown Declares For NBA Draft

Jabari Brown has decided to declare for the NBA Draft. Brown was a First Team All-Southeastern Conference selection and 1,000-point scorer at Missouri. Brown is eligible for feedback and to sign with an agent or return to Missouri for his senior season. Underclassmen have until April 15 to withdraw their name from consideration and retain collegiate eligibility. "This was...
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Tigers knocked out of NIT in second round with 71-63 loss to Southern Mississippi

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Neil Watson scored 18 points and Aaron Brown added 16 to help Southern Mississippi beat Missouri 71-63 in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament on Sunday. Southern Mississippi (29-6) has won eight of its past nine games and will play at No. 1 seed Minnesota on Tuesday for the right to go to the semifinals at Madison Square Garden in New York City...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Brown lifts Missouri over Davidson 85-77

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Jabari Brown scored 30 points and Earnest Ross added 16 to help Missouri hold off Davidson 85-77 in the opening round of the National Invitation Tournament on Tuesday night. After trailing most of the game, Brown converted a free throw with 1:17 remaining to cap a 10-2 Missouri (23-11) run and give the Tigers an 81-74 lead. Davidson's Tyler Kalinoski hit a 3...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brown goes cold, Clarkson steps up to push Mizzou over .500 in SEC play

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Having three big-time scorers as do the Missouri Tigers is a luxury not many teams can boast. When all three are rolling, watch out. But for the Tigers, the best part about having a trio of prolific shot-makers is the margin of error it can allow. Look at their 67-64 victory over the Vanderbilt Commodores Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. With leading scorer Jabari...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Missouri holds off Arkansas 86-85

COLUMBIA, Mo. -- Jabari Brown drove the lane for the go-ahead basket with 12.2 seconds left for the last of his 25 points and Missouri survived a late surge by Arkansas for an 86-85 victory on Thursday night. Jordan Clarkson had 27 points to lead Missouri (17-7, 5-6 SEC), which ended the first three-game losing streak of coach Frank Haith's three seasons. The last two wins have...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Mizzou's Brown elevates game to a whole new level in SEC play

ST. LOUIS -- The play began like so many for Jabari Brown. He caught a pass beyond the top of the key. He dribbled once, twice and then went up for what you figured would be another of his right-handed, contorting finishes. Uh, not this time. This time, Brown continued to rise and rise and boom! Tomahawk slam. It was one of those plays that made you think did I really see that? Did...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

SEC power rankings: Mizzou falls to seventh despite Jabari Brown's best efforts

If Missouri wants to separate itself from the pack in the middle of the SEC, the time is coming soon. The Tigers will play host to Kentucky on Saturday and then travel to Florida on Feb. 4 for their only games this season against the conference's heavyweights. After strong efforts in their past three games -- yes, including the loss at LSU -- the Tigers are about as ready as...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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