TIME TO VOTE: Who is the best player in Missouri basketball history?

Monday, November 14, 2011 | 5:44 p.m. CST; updated 3:52 p.m. CST, Friday, December 2, 2011

Update: Derrick Chievous received 13 first-place votes out of 55 completed brackets, making him our winner. Chievous is the all-time leader in points scored for the Missouri men's basketball team, with 2,580 points during his four-year Tiger career.

The MU men's basketball team has had many great players over the years, including Steve Stipanovich, Norm Stewart, Derrick Chievous, Jon Sundvold and Marcus Denmon.

There can only be one "best" player in program history, though. Help us decide who that player is in our online bracket.

How to play:

1. Click this link:

2. Click the "Best Player in Mizzou Basketball History" link.

3. Click the "Predict It!" tab in the top left corner.

4. Use an email address to register on the site, or click "Log in with Facebook."

5. Click the bubble of the player you think should win each first round match-up, then hit "Enter" in the bottom left.

6. Repeat step 5 for the remaining rounds of the bracket.

7. Click "View the Leaderboard" after you’re done to see who everyone else is voting as the best player in Mizzou basketball history.

If you have any problems, email, or contact us on Facebook or Twitter. To see changes that were made to our list based on your suggestions, check out this story from Friday.

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Corey Parks November 15, 2011 | 7:35 a.m.

Congrats. I do not think you could have used a more confusing and complicated program/website to just fill out a bracket based on ones knowledge of the program.

Can you just link it to the Missourian so that we do not have to once again fill out another username and password?

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Joy Mayer November 15, 2011 | 8:32 a.m.

Corey, I wish we could. We could build our own bracket, but not one that would display the results back to the users and create the Leaderboard. We hunted and hunted for a site that would allow us to build our own, without charging a bunch of money the Missourian can't afford, and we settled on this one.

Thanks for the feedback on the confusing interface, and I'm really sorry it's a frustrating experience for you.

Joy Mayer,
Columbia Missourian

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frank christian November 15, 2011 | 9:01 a.m.

Don't forget, at one point in time the "most prolific scorer" in MO basket history was named Joni Davis.

Then came Derrick Chievous, reducing her status to most prolific scorer in MO women's basketball history.

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Joy Mayer November 15, 2011 | 10:39 a.m.

Great point, Frank. I'll clarify that this bracket is just for the men's team.

— Joy Mayer,
Columbia Missourian

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Adam Spencer November 18, 2011 | 4:09 p.m.

Thanks to all who have participated so far! The bracket will be open until Dec. 1. Here's a breakdown of the leaders so far:

Derrick Chievous - 10 first-place votes
Steve Stipanovich - 7
Anthony Peeler - 5
Doug Smith - 3
Jon Sundvold - 3
Kareem Rush - 2
Melvin Booker - 1
Arthur Johnson - 1
Norm Stewart - 1
DeMarre Carroll - 1
Larry Drew - 1
John Brown - 1

Thanks for participating,

Adam Spencer, Community Outreach Team

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