COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri picked up its second men's basketball transfer commit of the offseason, as former Kansas State guard DaJuan Gordon committed to the Tigers.
Gordon announced the move Friday on Twitter.
Gordon, listed at a 6-foot-4 and 190 pounds, was a 4-star prospect per Rivals and a 3-star by 247sports when he graduated from Curie Metropolitan High School in Chicago.
A shooting guard, Gordon averaged 9.1 points and 5.5 rebounds per game during his sophomore season with the Wildcats while starting 22-of-25 games. He was a 21.7-percent 3-point shooter his sophomore year after shooting 32.9 percent as a freshman when he was named to the All-Big 12 Rookie Team.
Gordon will have three years of eligibility at Missouri, and joins Green Bay transfer Amari Davis as newcomers on next year's team which will also have five incoming freshmen. Five players from last year's team — Xavier Pinson, Mark Smith, Parker Braun, Ed Chang and Torrence Watson — entered the transfer portal since the season ended, with Smith landing at Kansas State as a graduate transfer. Four other seniors graduated and are not expected to return.
Earlier in the day, Missouri missed out on St. Louis native and UMKC transfer Brandon McKissic, who picked Florida as his destination.
The Tigers have three more open scholarships. With more than 1,100 names in the transfer portal, Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin will likely continue using the portal to fill out next season's roster, with power forward/center a likely focus.