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Posted On: 11/13/15 4:00 PM

Signing Day Update

Mizzou Men's Basketball head coach Kim Anderson has announced three signings for the program's 2016 recruiting class, with future student-athletes Willie Jackson (Cleveland, Ohio), Reed Nikko (Maple Grove, Minn.) and Mitchell Smith (Van Buren, Ark.) inking with the Tigers.

"We're excited about the young men who have signed their letters of intent to come to the University of Missouri to play basketball," Anderson said. "We feel like we've addressed some needs for our program. One of our main goals was to recruit size. With all three guys, we've got some bigger players.

"The thing we're always looking for is young men who have been successful at their previous institutions and who will be great representatives of our university. All three of these young men are like that. They've been extremely well-coached at the high school level. We look forward to welcoming them to Mizzou to be a part of our family."

Nikko, a traditional post-style player, also starred on the travel ball courts for Net Gain. As a junior in 2014-15, Nikko averaged ten points, eight rebounds, and three and a half blocks per game on one of the state's best teams. He chose

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