Lucas impressed with visit to Mizzou

Then there were two. That seems to be the case for Liberty Missouri wide receiver Marcus Lucas. The four star wide out took an unofficial visit to Missouri Tuesday, did he leave Columbia impressed. Is he close to making a decision. For those answers and more go inside with InsideMizzou.com for the latest on Lucas' recruitment.

It appears to be down to two schools for one of the top high school prospects in the Show Me State.

Will it be a hard decision for Liberty Missouri wide receiver Marcus Lucas? According to the four star prospect, the two schools that are leading the way for his services are Missouri and Big 12 rival Oklahoma.

Lucas took an unofficial visit to Columbia today, did the trip sway him toward the Tigers.

"The trip was great," Lucas said. "It always seems that wherever I visit last has a little edge because the trip is so fresh on my mind."

Lucas got to spend Tuesday seeing everything the University of Missouri has to offer, including its recreational center and its business school.

"I got to see a lot more of Mizzou than I had previously seen," Lucas said. "I been to the campus a lot, but I'm a lot more informed about what they have to offer after today's visit."

Did Gary Pinkel and the Mizzou coaching staff push for a commitment from the state's top wide out?

"Not really," Lucas said. "They mentioned it; they made it very clear how important I was to the program and to this recruiting class."

Does Mizzou currently have the edge for his services?

"Well it was the most recent trip," laughed Lucas. "Right now both schools are pretty much even."

Is Lucas close to making a decision?

"I talked about that today," Lucas said. "I'm not sure at this point, it depends on how the summer goes, and it could be at the end of the summer."

One thing is for sure, Lucas has nothing but great things to say about Missouri.

"I can't think of anything negative at all about the school," Lucas said. "I definitely could see myself playing there. We will just have to wait and see."


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