May 26, 2011

Big opportunities for Olathe big man

The last time Missouri had a player taller than 6-foot-9 on the court was November of 2000. If Frank Haith has his way, 2012 big man Willie Cauley will end Mizzou's run of height deficiency.

As a 6-foot-10 center, Cauley fits the bill as a true big man; the type of player recent Missouri teams have missed on or simply not pursued.

Attention for Cauley has picked up. Cauley, the 37th ranked player in the 2012 class, now boasts an offer list reaching double-digits. However, he has been on Missouri's radar for a while.

Right now the schools hoping they are the right place include Oklahoma State, Alabama, Kansas State, Missouri, and Nebraska.

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