Three conferences in three years for Haith as MU opens SEC play

COLUMBIA — Missouri coach Frank Haith knows a thing or two about playing in different conferences.

When the Tigers open up their first season in the Southeastern Conference against Alabama at Mizzou Arena today (6 p.m. ESPN-TV), Haith will be coaching in his third league in three years.

Two years ago he was preparing his Miami squad to do battle with the likes of Duke and North Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Last year he was leading the Tigers through their final year in the Big 12. Now, Haith has the task of coaching in his third conference in three years.

For Haith, this task has become business as usual.

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