The 6-foot-4 combo guard out of Tulsa Golden Hurricane has signed a scholarship agreement to transfer to University of Missouri-Columbia who was ranked 3rd last NCAA, recorded 30-5 win-loss record and a perennial contender. Clarkson was from San Antonio Texas and spent his past two years playing at Tulsa where he lead the Tulsa Golden Hurrican in scoring as a sophomore at 16.5 points per game and led them to a respectable finish of 17-14.
Jordan will have to sit out for a year to per NCAA transfer rules and will see action by 2013-14 and 2014-15 season.
"We're very pleased to have Jordan join our program," said Haith. "Jordan is a combo guard with a wide variety of skills, someone who can do a lot of things for you. He's a point guard with tremendous scoring ability, and having him is crucial to helping us achieve balance in our classes. He'll benefit from being in the program for a year before he gets out there, and I know he'll take every advantage of the next year to be ready to go when it's his time. He's a high-quality kid who will fit very well with our culture at Mizzou, and Tiger fans will enjoy having him represent the program," Haith said.
With this development, he will be able to play a high-level of basketball and now a step closer to achieve his dream of playing in the NBA if he performs well specially in the March Madness.