Talented 2014 PG Talks Missouri Visit

ShowMeMizzou.com reported on a pair of 2014 basketball visitors who were coming in for the Missouri Tigers game against LSU on Saturday. We have the thoughts on the first of the two prospects on his experience and where Mizzou stands in his recruitment.

On Saturday, Missouri hosted a pair of unofficial visitors from Memphis, including 2014 PG Chris Chiozza 5'11" 162 Memphis (TN) White Station. After he returned home, Chiozza spoke with ShowMeMizzou.com, and he talked about his second unofficial visit to Missouri, and he updated us on his recruitment.

“The Missouri visit went very well,” said, Chiozza, who was joined on his visit by his father, and also by his Team Thad teammate, Marcanvis Hymon. “I enjoyed it. It was my second visit to Missouri. This time, we got to see the campus. Last summer, we just saw the facilities, but this time, we got to see the campus. I really liked it! I would love to be down there!”

Chiozza was also impressed with the Missouri fans at the Missouri-LSU game.

“It was a good game,” said Chiozza, who said that he could “most definitely” see himself playing at Missouri. “Everybody was really into it.”

Chiozza reports offers from Murray State, Richmond, UMass, VCU, in addition to Missouri. He said that he’s also receiving interest from Florida, Kansas, Ohio State, and UConn.

“Missouri is definitely one of my top three schools,” explained Chiozza. “Right now, they’re probably one or two.”

Chiozza is close friends with Hyman and Team Thad teammate and Missouri offer Leron Black.

“We’re real close,” explained Chiozza. “Leron and I have known each other since we were about nine years old. And, we’ve known Marcanvis for a couple of years now. We’ve grown real close.”

Chiozza said, “I’d love it” if the three friends could attend the same school together. Chiozza said that he, Black, and Hymon have talked about it, and that the three of them would make for a nice core for a team.

He went on to talk about his Missouri visit.

“Marcanvis and I talked to the academic advisor, and we really like how they really emphasize academics for the athletes,” said Chiozza. “Missouri is at the top of the SEC, besides Vanderbilt, as the best in academics. They have a major for just about everything.”

Chiozza said that he expects to make a final decision “toward the end of the summer”, and sign in the fall. He said that he will re-visit Missouri


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