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Mizzou men’s hoops lands first recruit of 2024 class

A four-star guard has become Mizzou men’s basketball’s first commitment of the class of 2024.

Antonio “T.O.” Barrett announced on social media Thursday that he is verbally committing to the Tigers, and will join the team starting in the 2024-25 season. The 6’5″ guard from Edmond, Okla. also had offers from Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Tulsa and other schools.

Barrett will play his final year of high school ball at Link Academy in Branson, Mo. He helped Edmond North High School to an Oklahoma Class 6A championship last season. ranks Barrett as the No. 114 recruit in the class of 2024. He is the fourth four-star recruit that Dennis Gates has landed since becoming Mizzou’s head coach.