While reporters flocked to Missouri women’s basketball standout Sophie Cunningham at media day Tuesday, Jordan Frericks sat by herself about 30 feet away. Her eagerness was visible as she spun around her stool.

Eventually, the flock migrated to the redshirt senior. As Frericks was bombarded with questions, one answer was consistent: she is excited.

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