As the Missouri Tigers players take a break from nonconference action to take their final exams, a lot can be learned from studying the team's progress through their first eight games.
Sitting at 7-1 in what has already been an eventful season, head coach Frank Haith has to feel pretty good about how his team of new faces has played so far this season.
Even with the loss of Michael Dixon, Mizzou should remain a contender in the SEC this season.
In order to solidify their candidacy as a conference contender, the Tigers must continue to improve. Mizzou must not only get better at playing together as a cohesive unit, but also at the individual aspects of each their games.
Here are a list of ways each contributor on the Mizzou roster can improve and adjust their play in order for the Tigers to continue to march through the season.