Top recruit McKinney picks Mizzou

3 weeks 1 day 10 hours ago Monday, September 24 2018 Sep 24, 2018 Monday, September 24, 2018 7:16:00 PM CDT September 24, 2018 in Sports
By: Jacob Lang, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

ST. LOUIS - Four-star combo guard Mario McKinney verbally committed to play for the Mizzou basketball team Monday night.

McKinney is rated as the number one recruit in the state of Missouri for the class of 2019.  He currently attends Vashon High School in St. Louis.

McKinney cut his list to seven final schools at the beginning of August, among them being Oklahoma State, Kansas State, and Louisville.

McKinney becomes the first commitment for the Mizzou Hoops class of 2019. He will join current freshman Xavier Pinson and transfers Mark Smith and Dru Smith in the backcourt once he arrives in Columbia.

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