After visiting Arkansas, Auburn, Missouri and Oklahoma, Independence (KS) forward Tony Criswell knew a decision would come quickly.
"I was going to make my decision on October 1st," Criswell said on Tuesday night. "But I felt like there wasn't no reason to wait because I knew where I wanted to go."
Where he wanted to go was Mizzou and Criswell made it official with calls to the Tiger coaching staff late on Tuesday.
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"It was just the environment as a whole," Criswell said of his decision. "The college experience to the fan support when I was there to the relationship I had with the coaches."
Criswell started his college career at Alabama-Birmingham before transferring to junior college. He will have two years left to play for the Tigers beginning next year.
"They want me coming in and being an immediate impact," Criswell said of the Tiger coaches. "Being surrounded by real good guards, Mike Dixon, Phil Pressey, Earnest Ross and Keion Bell. Then with me coming in, I feel like we're going to have a real good team."
Criswell is 6-foot-9, 230 pounds and is a three-star prospect according to Rivals.com.