Duke transfer Mark Mitchell commits to Missouri

Former Duke forward Mark Mitchell is transferring to Missouri, he confirmed to 247 Sports on Friday.A two-year starter for the Blue Devils, the 6-foot-9 rising junior entered the transfer portal on April 9.Mitchell, 20, was ranked as the No. 9 overall player in the portal by 247 Sports.He posted career averages of 10.3 points, 5.2 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 68 games (67 starts) at Duke.The Blue Devils are in good shape despite losing several key players to the portal or the 2024 NBA Draft, including Jeremy Roach, Kyle Filipowski, Jared McCain, Christian Reeves, Jaylen Blakes and Jaden Schutt.Coach Jon Scheyer added a trio of five-star forwards to the roster in the incoming class: Cooper Flagg, ranked by the 247Sports as the No. 1 player in the 2024 class, Isaiah Evans (No. 12) and Kon Knueppel (No. 17).