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5 Takeaways from Missouri Tigers’ 2013-14 College Basketball Season

Missouri Tigers: 5 Takeaways from 2013-14 College Basketball Season

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The Missouri Tigers will be disappointed not to have made the 2014 NCAA Tournament due to anti-SEC bias, but the Tigers still had a lot to be positive about from this past season. Frank Haith’s squad has to start producing soon, however. Here are five takeaways from Missouri’s 2013-14 college basketball season.

5. Another Year, Another Disappointment

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5. Another Year, Another Disappointment

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Once again, Missouri failed to make a deep run in a postseason tournament. It’s starting to become a habit for the Tigers.

4. Almost Isn’t Good Enough

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4. Almost Isn’t Good Enough

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So many games were just barely lost by the Tigers, who were just one or two wins away from an NCAA Tournament berth.

3. Basketball Is A Team Game

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3. Basketball Is A Team Game

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Jordan Clarkson, Earnest Ross and Jabari Brown put on a show for the Tigers, but when one of them was off, no one else stepped up and helped out offensively.

2. Defense Is Important

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2. Defense Is Important

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Although the Tigers had one of the best offensive teams in the country, their defense was the reason they lost so many games.

1. Frank Haith Has to Start Winning

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1. Frank Haith Has to Start Winning

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Haith continues to disappoint with Missouri. One more bad season and he could be on his way out.