Jordan Barnett was the lone bright spot for Missouri on a day when the team was uncharacteristically poor in almost every offensive facet.
Column: Despite lights-out first half, Barnett goes overlooked late as Missouri nearly gives away lead again
Barnett followed a game-leading first half with a silent second, repeating a pattern that might correlate to Mizzou’s poor finishes.
The win was the Tigers’ fifth straight in conference play and third against a ranked opponent this season.
The fundraiser for pediatric cancer research raised $72,000 at the basketball game versus Mississippi State on Feb. 10.
Mizzou lost a 12-point lead in the last two minutes, then rallied from down 5 late in overtime for a dramatic fourth straight win.
The Tigers’ win over the Mississippi State Bulldogs exposed their greatest flaw and brought out their strongest attributes.
Porter Jr. said he’ll have a doctor’s appointment in the next two weeks that could clear him to practice fully with the team.
Robertson had 27 points to lead the Tigers.
Pinson’s commitment may resolve indecision in next year’s backcourt after a series of guard departures this season.
Graduate transfer Kassius Robertson was also named SEC Player of the Week.
Missouri held the Wildcats to just two 3-pointers en route to the program’s first win over Kentucky.
Kassius Robertson scored 22, and Jeremiah Tilmon was perfect from the field in the much-needed road win.
The loss was the Tigers’ third straight and fourth in their last five games.
Phillips’ suspension was due to a violation of team policy, per a statement from the team.
Mizzou is 5-6 this season in games when Tilmon has four or more fouls.
Wednesday night’s contest marked the first time this season that Missouri has lost back-to-back games.
Many of Missouri’s games have followed a familiar plotline — and the discouraging endings have become all too familiar.
A paltry offensive output cost Missouri in the conference loss.
Despite overcoming an 18-point deficit, Missouri came up short in the conference loss.
After trailing the entire first half, the Tigers brought their shooting up 30 percent to spark the turnaround.