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Mizzou hoops legend Phil Pressey returns to Columbia to coach

FOX4 News Kansas City
FOX4 News Kansas City
 2022-06-24

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COLUMBIA, Mo. — A former Mizzou basketball star is coming home.

Phil Pressey, Mizzou’s all-time assists leader and tied for all-time steals leader, will be joining new head coach Dennis Gates’ staff as a graduate assistant.

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“It’s my turn to show them what I did wrong, for them to improve on it,” Pressey said in a video announcing his arrival.

After three years in Columbia, Pressey played in the NBA/G League for four years before playing overseas for five years in Spain, Turkey and Germany.

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