Mizzou Fills Point Guard Void With Hawaii Transfer

Date 2014/5/13 8:18:16 | Topic: Sports

The University of Missouri has added a second senior to next year's roster, with former Hawaii point guard Keith Shamburger announcing, via Twitter, has intentions to transfer to MU.
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Shamburger wiil be the first "fifth year" transfer for Missouri, beginning its first season under head coach Kim Anderson. The 6-foot, 170 pounder told PowerMizzou.com that he had "Mizzou in the pictures for about two weeks, and I felt the most connection with the school and feel like I will get a good opportunity there". Auburn and Ohio also showed interest in Shamburger.

As a junior at Hawaii, Shamburger averaged 9.3 points and 5.4 assists per game. The SEC must give final approval on his waiver to have him become immediately eligible. Shamburger in the third member of the 2014 recruiting class, joining JaKeenan Gant and D'Angelo Allen. Former Missouri commit Namon Wright reopened his recruitment following the departure of Frank Haith to Tulsa. Wright will be taking an official visit to the University of Utah, but has indicated that he will still consider MU for his collegiate home. Missouri currently has TWO scholarships available.



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