Mizzou picks up commitment from 2021 big man out of St. Louis
The Missouri Tigers have an experienced squad returning to the court for the 2020-21 season. However, coach Cuonzo Martin and the Tigers are working on putting together a strong 2021 recruiting class at the moment.
On Wednesday night, the Tigers landed commitment No. 5 for their 2021 class, and this one comes from St. Louis.
As you can see below, 3-star center Yaya Keita out of DeSmet High School announced via Twitter he was committing to Mizzou:
It's been great experience for me since day one of my recruiting process as I can commit to only one school. I'm happy, excited,and blessed to announced my commitment to Mizzou.thanks to all the coaches that have been interested in me and follow me through my journey I'm thankful pic.twitter.com/5P7EFXmpGw
— Yaya keita (@Yayakei26625378) September 10, 2020
Per the 247Sports composite rankings, Keita is the No. 25 center in the class of 2021 and the No. 5 overall recruit from the state of Missouri.
The Tigers now have 5 players in their 2021 recruiting class. Prior to Keita’s commitment, that class ranked No. 36 in the nation and No. 6 in the SEC, per 247Sports.