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Mizzou guard enters the transfer portal


University of Missouri basketball player Mario McKinney Jr. entered the transfer portal on Tuesday, according to an MU spokesman.

The St. Louis native played in seven games this season for the Tigers. McKinney averaged 2.6 points per game and 1.6 per game during that stretch.

On Saturday, head coach Cuonzo Martin suspended McKinney indefinitely. He would not comment further on the matter.

The MU basketball team has had nine players transfer since Coach Martin took over the program in 2017.

2017-18: Blake Harris, C.J. Roberts, K.J. Walton, Frankie Hughes, Jakoby Kemp

2018-19: Ronnie Suggs, Christian Guess, K.J. Santos

2019-20: Mario McKinney Jr.

The MU basketball team will play at Mississippi State on Tuesday at 8 p.m.

College Sports / Mizzou Men's Basketball / Mizzou Tigers

Andrew Kauffman

Andrew Kauffman is ABC 17’s sports director. He started working at the station in 2015.



  1. To someone who does not keep up on college sports I have no idea what a transfer portal means. Sounds like the coach hates her. Did she do something wrong. This article tells me nothing.

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