Jankovic goes with Missouri

Stefan Jankovic had his list narrowed to a pair of schools -- Missouri and Florida State. Friday afternoon he made his decision.

Missouri keeps reeling in players.

After scoring a commitment from Dominique Bull early Friday the Tigers struck again picking up a verbal pledge from Huntington (W.V.) Prep standout Stefan Jankovic.

The 6-foot-10 big man told Scout.com that his relationship with the Missouri coaches stood out to him the most.

"I felt a lot more comfortable [with Missouri]," Jankovic said. "Haith has been recruiting ever since he was at Miami. He was one of the first coaches to ever recruit me and Fuller recruited me at Louisville. I had a relationship with them already and I built it."

"You can talk to a lot of coaches about stuff, but I just felt comfortable. It wasn't always the recruiting spiel. We would talk about life. On the visit we just hung out and it didn't have to be all about recruiting. Coach Fuller does a great job recruiting him. I just felt more comfortable."

Jankovic, a native of Canada, also said his multiple trips to Missouri's campus played into the equation.

"I told myself I wasn't going to commit on visits, but I really enjoyed it," he said. "I just kept to my plan. I just felt at home on my visit. I just waited it out. They stuck with me to the end. When I was on my visit to Florida State I didn't get that same feeling."

He also cited style of play and the fact that his skill set fits in better at Missouri.

"Coming in and playing, both schools offered, but I feel more comfortable with the coaching staff at Missouri. Florida State is based on defense and low scoring game and that's not my style of game. Missouri likes to play the four out and let their guys shoot it."

To go with Jankovic's and Bull's commitments, Missouri also has pledges from Ryan Rosburg, Negus Webster-Chan, Tony Criswell, Shawn Smith, Aaron Scales and Quantel Denson.


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