October 9, 2008

Tigers near the top for juco forward

The recruiting focus for Missouri basketball fans has been squarely on Michael Snaer over the last couple of months. But in that time, another name has surfaced on the Tigers' radar. Westchester Community College forward Jarrid Famous has plans to check out Mizzou.

The Tigers took note of Famous at Jerry Mullens top 100 juco camp in Oklahoma this summer. Famous played well in front of Tiger assistant Matt Zimmerman and Missouri has been hot on the trail ever since. Of course, the Tigers are far from the only program hoping to land Famous this year.

Famous' coach at WCC lists his top five as Xavier, West Virginia, Mizzou, DePaul and Seton Hall.

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