Local Point Guard To Walk On At Missouri

Former local point guard Jimmy Barton will walk on to the Missouri basketball team next season. Barton appeared in 31 games for Houston Baptist last season and averaged three points a game. In 2012, the 20-year-old point guard averaged 14 points and 6.5 assists and was named the Metro Catholic Conference co-player of the year as a senior at De Smet Jesuit High School.