Originally Posted by veist
Short of landing a coach that can recruit like Calipari I doubt you're ever going to see Mizzou truly locking down the local talent. The environment is just too competitive with all the elite programs recruiting nationally, Mizzou doesn't have a much of a name brand in basketball right now and you've got an elite program in your backyard. Those factors can change but I dunno about if they can change enough for you to ever really lock down the local talent.
If we're talking about truly locking down the state, you're right. I think we can land 2 of the top 3 every year, though. The Mizzou brand is exploding right now.