By R.B. FALLSTROM
AP Sports Writer
ST. LOUIS (AP) - Missouri has reinstated Maty Mauk, the quarterback who was twice suspended last season.
New coach Barry Odom confirmed the move Wednesday before the annual Braggin' Rights basketball game between Illinois and Missouri.
Odom said he was convinced after meeting with Mauk that he was excited about rejoining the program. Mauk has one year of eligibility remaining and could contend with freshman Drew Lock for the starting job next season.
The first suspension for a violation of program policies and then-coach Gary Pinkel declined to state the reason for the second suspension.
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