Mizzou's Jordan Clarkson named to Cousy Award Watch List
From the University of Missouri
junior guard Jordan Clarkson was named to the Bob Cousy Award National
Watch List on Tuesday.
A transfer from the University of Tulsa, Clarkson will play his first
season with Mizzou after being named a first team All-Conference USA
selection in 2011-12.
was one of 46 players selected to the watch list, which honors the
nation's top point guard annually. Missouri
has enjoyed a consistent presence on the Cousy Award ballot over the
years, including 2012 when Phil Pressey was a finalist for the award.
to his transfer, Clarkson spent two seasons at Tulsa and averaged 14.2
points and 3.0 rebounds per game. The 6-foot-5
guard played primarily off the basketball during his two years with the
Golden Hurricane, but moves into his more accustomed role as a point
guard for Head Coach Frank Haith.
and the Missouri Basketball program open exhibition action on Friday
night (Oct. 25) at 7 p.m. at Hearnes Center
vs. Oklahoma City University. Mizzou Athletics will honor the undefeated
(14-0) 1993-94 Big Eight Championship team during the event. Admission
and parking is free. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
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