ALBANY, NEW YORK - MARCH 19: Tamar Bates #53 of the Indiana Hoosiers handles the ball against Norchad Omier #15 and Bensley Joseph #4 of the Miami Hurricanes in the first half during the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at MVP Arena on March 19, 2023 in Albany, New York.

Missouri basketball landed another commitment through the transfer portal Friday evening. Tamar Bates announced on social media that he will be playing in Columbia for the 2023-24 season.

“We HERE,” Bates said in a Tweet.

Joe Tipton of On3 confirmed that the post signaled a commitment. Bates joins the Tigers after playing his first two seasons of college basketball at Indiana.

The 6-foot-5 guard hails from Kansas City. He thanked his previous team in a Tweet following the news.

Thank you to the entire IU community for welcoming my family and I with open arms, especially at a point in my life where there was a lot of uncertainty,” Bates said. “Regardless of how it ended I am forever grateful for the opportunity I had to be a Hoosier.”

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