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story.lead_photo.caption In this Feb. 10 file photo, Missouri teammates Dru Smith (left) and Jeremiah Tilmon (right) defend against Devontae Shuler of Mississippi during a game in Oxford, Miss. Photo by Associated Press / News Tribune.

A pair of Missouri Tigers signed summer league contracts after the conclusion of Thursday night's NBA Draft.

Dru Smith signed with the Miami Heat, while Jeremiah Tilmon inked a deal with the Orlando Magic.

Smith, a guard, was a member of the All-SEC first team after the 2020-21 season, also making the All-Defensive team. He led the conference in steals, while finishing fifth in assists and 13th in scoring.

Smith averaged 14.1 points, 3.4 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 2 steals for the Tigers last season. He led Missouri in scoring, assists and steals.

Tilmon, a post player, was a second-team All-SEC selection last season He averaged 12.4 points, 7.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per contest. he was sixth in the conference in rebounds and seventh in blocked shots.

Tilmon led the SEC with eight double-doubles last season.

The NBA Summer League begins Aug. 8 in Las Vegas.

The duo are looking to join former Tigers Michael Porter Jr., Jontay Porter and Jordan Clarkson on NBA rosters.

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