For the second consecutive season, the Missouri basketball team finds itself among the nation's elite. Head coach Frank Haith and his No. 12 ranked Missouri Tigers have started the season 10-2, and as the calendar turns to 2013, much will be expected in the future for this group of players.
Not only does the new year hopefully hold a successful run though their first SEC Conference schedule, but Tigers fans should hope for a bevy of successful careers for many of these players down the road as well. Many of Haith's players have a future in professional basketball and that includes the NBA.
Based off their current abilities and projected potential, here is a ranking of Mizzou's top NBA prospects to watch as the Tigers begin play in 2013.