COLUMBIA, Mo. — Missouri has enough players to meet the Southeastern Conference threshold this week, but Eli Drinkwitz’s roster is far from full strength. The Tigers (2-2) have only 64 scholarship players available for Saturday’s game at No. 10 Florida, Drinkwitz said Tuesday. The shortage isn’t related to COVID-19 cases but various injuries, opt-outs and recent transfers.
For the first time this season, Drinkwitz declined to share any injury updates during his weekly press conference. Why not?
“Yeah, I watched a press conference yesterday where there wasn't much reporting done,” he said, “so I'll just keep mine (private).