- Apr 22, 2019
Is love to bring in either of those two. Probably prefer Payton with shooting numbers like that
Tyem Freeman, SF
Recruiting interest: Tulsa, South Florida, Grand Canyon, Murray State, Pittsburgh, Iowa State
A former three-star recruit in Missouri State's 2019 class, Freeman, out of Springfield, Missouri, is an explosive, 6-6 wing who's a highlight waiting to happen. So far this season, he's averaging 18 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.4 assists per game.
Chris Payton, PF
Recruiting interest: Iowa State, Southern Illinois, Kent State, Maryland
Payton, a product of Bloomington, Illinois, was originally a three-star recruit in Southern Illinois' 2019 class. He's a 6-7 stretch forward averaging a double-double (12.6 points and 10 rebounds per game) while shooting 58.9% and 36.4% from outside.