Criswell Casts His Lot With Missouri

The Missouri Tigers men's basketball team continues to add to their 2012 recruiting class with the addition tonight of junior college big man Tony Criswell.

Independence (KS) C.C. PF/C Tony Criswell 6'9" 235 tweeted this evening that he has committed to the University of Missouri to play basketball.

"Just made the announcement today next year i will be....a Mizzou Tiger.....go Tigerssss.", said Criswell in his tweet.

Criswell, who transferred to ICC from UAB, spent two seasons at UAB, and played one season, after red-shirting his first year there.

"He was really excited when he came back from his Missouri trip," explained ICC Coach Patrick Nee, speaking of Criswell. "He said a lot of really positive things." reported that Missouri was one of his top two schools after his visit along with Auburn.

Criswell becomes Coach Haith's 4th known commitment for the 2012 class.

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