3 Missouri players withdraw from NBA draft

2 weeks 2 days 22 hours ago Friday, July 24 2020 Jul 24, 2020 Friday, July 24, 2020 9:36:00 PM CDT July 24, 2020 in News
By: The Associated Press

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri basketball players Xavier Pinson, Mitchell Smith and Jeremiah Tilmon Jr. have withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return to the Tigers for the upcoming season.

Tigers coach Cuonzo Martin’s roster will have 11 players that are juniors or seniors. That is the most in the Southeastern Conference and third-most among all Power Five programs.

The Tigers will have just one true freshman on the roster this season.

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