Jontay Porter recognized, Missouri Basketball picked 9th in SEC poll

1 month 4 weeks 16 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:58:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in Sports
By: Chance Sticklen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - On Wednesday, Missouri men’s basketball player Jontay Porter was selected Preseason Second Team All-SEC by the Southeastern Conference media.

Porter, who plays forward for the Tigers, will be entering his sophomore year with the program.

Porter had a big freshman season for Missouri, earning SEC Co-Sixth Man of the Year and SEC All-Freshman Team accolades. As a freshman, he averaged nine points and nearly seven rebounds per game.

Along with Porters’ recognition, the Missouri men’s basketball team was also chosen to finish ninth in the SEC media preseason poll.

Missouri will open up its 2018-19 season on November 6th against Central Arkansas at Mizzou Arena.

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