This could be a game-changer for Missouri.
Missouri freshman Michael Porter Jr., who has yet to be cleared to practice with the Tigers after having back surgery in November, is hoping to return this season.
Porter, a five-star recruit and potential No. 1 overall pick in this year's NBA draft, had back surgery in November after appearing in just one game.
One of the nation's most anticipated freshmen going into the season is back to complement a Missouri team that has already outplayed expectations.