Missner covers the NBA, college football and college basketball for RotoWire. A veteran fantasy sports writer, Missner also serves as treasurer for the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.
March 5, 2014
Freshman Haze: Ranking the Freshman
Julius Randle is a fine scorer and has a nose for rebounds, but passing is not a top option on his mind and team play is not his forte.
February 19, 2014
Freshman Haze: Major Wave in Malibu
Pepperdine freshman Jeremy Major has shown the ability to be a scoring point guard for the Waves this season.
February 10, 2014
Freshman Haze: Here Comes March
With Brandon Ashley out for the season, freshman Rondae Hollis-Jefferson could be a key to a March run for Arizona.
February 4, 2014
Freshman Haze: Boomer Sooner
Freshman point guards usually back up their upperclassmen teammates, but Jordan Woodward may be the exception.
January 27, 2014
Freshman Haze: Big-Man Dominance
Jabari Parker has struggled from the field in ACC play, but he has corralled 29 boards in his last two games.
January 21, 2014
Freshman Haze: Is Gordon the Next Griffin?
Arizona's Aaron Gordon is doing his best Blake Griffin impression this season, and the comparions is not too far off.
January 13, 2014
Freshman Haze: Separating the Hype
Butler big man Andrew Chrabascz has seen increased minutes with the start of conference play, and one of the nation's freshman living up to the hype.
January 8, 2014
Freshman Haze: Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk
Kansas' Andrew Wiggins is still expected to be the No. 1 pick in this year's NBA Draft, but his numbers thus far have not overwhelmed.
December 19, 2013
Freshman Haze: Meow! Go the Cats
Julius Randle started the season with a roar for the Wildcats, but lately he's had more of a whimper.
December 9, 2013
Freshman Haze: Fresh Orange
Tyler Ennis has stepped into the shoes of Michael Carter-Williams as a first-year starter for Syracuse this season.
November 26, 2013
Freshman Haze: The Exodus in Texas
A mass exodus in Texas opened the door for the likes of freshman Isaiah Taylor to lead the Longhorns.
October 19, 2013
College Hoops Mock Draft: McDermott or Smart?
Marcus Smart and Doug McDermott are the top players in college basketball, but who went first overall in our inaugural mock draft of the season?
October 9, 2013
Team Previews: Oklahoma City Thunder 2013-14
With Russell Westbrook out until mid-December and Kevin Martin gone, can Reggie Jackson and Jeremy Lamb play well enough to help the Thunder and fantasy teams?
Top Centers: 2013-14 Rankings
In an era of the missing big man, Baylor's Isaiah Austin is the the clear choice as the top center in the nation.
September 15, 2013
Team Previews: Cleveland Cavaliers 2013-14
It's playoffs or bust for the Cavs this season, so we're a little less bullish on their youth than we'd like to be. Who's going to start, and can Andrew Bynum and Anderson Varejao stay healthy?
August 20, 2013
Sun Belt Fantasy Preview: Warhawks on the Warpath
After a breakout season last year, Louisiana-Monroe's Kolton Browning is ready to carve up the Sun Belt again this season.
April 18, 2013
NBA Rookie Prospect Report: Early Lottery Mock
Perry Missner (@PerryMissner) gives a generalized early look at who we could see getting drafted in the lottery this offseason.
April 8, 2013
NCAA Championship Preview: Michigan vs. Louisville
Michigan and Glenn Robinson III face a defensive-minded Louisville in the NCAA championship. Can the Wolverines solve the Cardinals' full-court press?
April 4, 2013
Final Four Preview: Wichita State vs. Louisville
If Peyton Siva and the Louisville Cardinals are to avoid a Shocking upset and advance to the NCAA Tournament final, they'd be wise not to overlook Wichita State's athleticism.
March 25, 2013
Sweet 16 Preview: South Region
Will midnight toll for Cinderella? Not if Florida Golf Coast's Sherwood Brown has anything to say about it.
March 18, 2013
NCAA Championship Preview: South Region
Freshman Ben McLemore is the breakout star for the No. 1 seed Jayhawks, who hope to make it Rock, Chalk, Jayhawk in the South Region.
March 12, 2013
Freshman Haze: Looking Toward the Tourney
Anthony Bennett is one of the most highly regarded freshmen in the country, but his season has been on a downward trend since Mountain West play began.
March 5, 2013
Freshman Haze: Examining the One-and-Done Rule
Nerlens Noel felt the full impact of the NBA's one-and-done rule when his freshman season at Kentucky was lost to an ACL injury earlier this year.
February 25, 2013
Freshman Haze: Countdown to No. 1
Kanas' Ben McLemore could be the top pick in this year's NBA Draft, but does that make him the top frehsman in the nation?
February 19, 2013
Freshman Haze: Counting Down the top Frosh
Nerlens Noel likely will never play in the NCAA tournament, as the defensive menace should go pro even if he spends his rookie year rehabilitating his torn ACL.
February 13, 2013
Freshman Haze: Counting Down the Top Frosh
Glenn Robinson III has good offensive skills but doesn't appear to be the NBA prospect his pops once was.
February 4, 2013
Freshman Haze: Riding the Waves in Malibu
Stacy Davis has made an impact both in the starting lineup and coming off the bench for Pepperdine.
January 29, 2013
Freshman Haze: Carter has Georgia Tech Buzzing
The 6-foot-8 Robert Carter has been a nice addition to the Yellow Jackets this season and looks to have a bright future.
January 21, 2013
Freshman Haze: Cornhusker Kickstart
Shavon Shields recently moved into the starting lineup and is paying dividends for Nebraska, including a 29-point outburst Saturday.
January 14, 2013
Freshman Haze: Big Dog III Woofin' at Michigan
Glenn Robinson III comes from a strong pedigree and is making his own mark at Michigan.
January 8, 2013
Freshman Haze: The Bench is the Pitts
James Robinson is going through an adjustment period after having been relegated to the Pittsburgh bench.
January 2, 2013
Freshman Haze: Year of the Water Snake
Baylor boasts two the Big 12's top freshmen, including Isaiah Austin, as the new year begins.
December 24, 2012
Freshman Haze: The First Noel
Nerlens Noel is the reason for the season for the Kentucky Wildcats this year.
December 17, 2012
Freshman Haze: Top Cat
Alex Poythress might be the most talented of the highly touted Kentucky recruiting class.
December 10, 2012
Freshman Haze: Xavier's Frosh Sensation
Semaj Christon has moved into the Xavie starting lineup and is paying dividends for the Musketeers.
December 3, 2012
Freshman Haze: One and Done at Duke?
Rasheed Sulaimon already has carved out a role for himself on a team filled with upperclassmen, but will he stick around for a sophomore season?
November 26, 2012
Freshman Haze: Goodwin Rises to the Top
Archie Goodwin is proving to be the most valuable of the Kentucky freshmen thus far.
November 23, 2012
Freshman Haze: Future is Bright for Vanderbilt
Kevin Bright has stepped for Vandy after three players left for the NBA.
November 13, 2012
Freshman Haze: Frosh for Your Fantasy Radar
A big man who can pass? Yes, please. Freshman Kyle Anderson should see plenty of minutes for UCLA.
November 5, 2012
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 11
Clemson's Tajh Boyd is as hot as it gets in college football.
October 22, 2012
CFB Barometer: Who's Up, Who's Down Week 9
Coming off a huge game, is it time to sell high on USC's Matt Barkley?
October 15, 2012
Team Previews: Philadelphia 76ers 2012-13
October 9, 2012
Draft Kit: College Hoops Mock Draft
Our first mock draft of the preseason reveals an interesting collection of picks.
August 8, 2012
Big East Fantasy Preview: Big East: Pitt's Ray of Light
Ray Graham is a supreme talent, but he comes with plenty of warnings after a brutal knee injury last season.