In less than a month, several Missouri newcomers will already be on campus taking classes and becoming acclimated to their new teammates on the basketball court. Among those who will be enrolling in June is 2012 SF Negus Webster-Chan 6'7" 200 Huntington (WV) Prep. Recently, ShowMeMizzou.com spoke with Webster-Chan, and he talked about transitioning to Missouri.
"It's getting close, really close," said Webster-Chan, who will be arriving at Missouri in early June. "I'm really excited!"
"The time is going by real quick," continued Webster-Chan. "I'm really excited to get there and be with the new guys in the class, the 2012 class, and to get started playing with the guys and get started with classes. I'm looking forward to getting started."
One of Webster-Chan's early goals is to improve his overall strength to better prepare him for college basketball.
Webster-Chan said that he likes the talent on this year's Tigers.
"We're real talented," said Webster-Chan. "We're going to be scary this year! We've got more depth than last year's team."
Webster-Chan is looking forward to the Tigers' trip to Europe in August.
"I'm pumped for (the trip to Europe)," said Webster-Chan. "I've been to Europe a lot. I'm excited to go back again. Every time I've been to Europe was for basketball………………………………………. (It'll be a good opportunity) to get to know each other."
I asked Webster-Chan about his goals for his freshman year?
"I just want to do whatever I can to help the team," replied Webster-Chan. "Whatever coach wants, I'll do it. I just want to win!"
I asked Webster-Chan what it is that is his greatest strength on the court?
"Just my versatility," replied Webster-Chan. "I can do everything on the court. I can get assists, steals, blocks. I can play different positions on the court. I can play the one through the three, the four if I can get bigger."
One of Webster-Chan's strengths is his ability to shoot the basketball. Fellow incoming freshman, Dominique Bull, cited Webster-Chan's outside shot as one of the things that sets him apart.