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Missouri beats Temple 64-54 to snap 3-game skid

Dec. 7, 2019 11:01 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For Dru Smith and Missouri, it’s been hard not to dwell on a stunning home loss to Charleston Southern earlier this week. Only thing to do was take it out on the next team on the schedule. Javon Pickett scored a season-high 16 points off the bench and Missouri snapped a...

LeXander leads Charleston Southern past Missouri, 68-60

Dec. 3, 2019 11:48 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Charleston Southern came to Missouri with a losing record and one of the nation’s worst offenses. The Buccaneers left with a stunning 68-60 upset over the Tigers on Tuesday. “I knew this day was coming,” Charleston Southern coach Barclay Radebaugh said. “I...

Charleston Southern dials in the 3, upsets Missouri, 68-60

Dec. 3, 2019 11:42 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Charleston Southern came to Missouri with a losing record and one of the nation’s worst offenses. The Buccaneers left with a stunning 68-60 upset over the Tigers on Tuesday. Charleston Southern made 8 of 11 3-pointers in the second half, including two 3s by Duncan LeXander and...

Reaves double-double pushes Oklahoma past Missouri 77-66

Nov. 26, 2019 9:52 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Manek made sure Tuesday night was nothing like Monday night for Oklahoma. With Manek, who scored 17 points, hitting four 3-pointers, Oklahoma scored 23 points in the first six minutes and beat Missouri 77-66 in the consolation game of the Hall of Fame Classic. The Sooners hit...

Strong start pushes Butler past Missouri 63-52

Nov. 25, 2019 9:58 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Butler had a perfect plan for a hostile crowd: a fast start. The Bulldogs raced to a 15-3 lead in the first five minutes to deflate the crowd and defeated Missouri 63-52 on Monday night in the Hall of Fame Classic. Kamar Baldwin and Bryce Golden had 13 points each and Sean McDermott...

SE Missouri State eludes upset-minded Missouri S&T, 72-71

Nov. 22, 2019 10:19 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Alex Caldwell hit a 3-point field goal with 17 seconds left in the game to lift Southeast Missouri State to a 72-71 win over Division II-Missouri Science and Technology on Friday night. Caldwell tied the game at 69-69 with a hard drive to the hoop, but after a Missouri S&T...

Smith scores 21, leads Missouri past Morehead State 70-52

Nov. 20, 2019 11:26 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Strong defense and 21 points from Mark Smith gave Missouri the edge over Morehead State 70-52 on Wednesday night. Missouri (4-1) jumped out to a 14-4 lead and kept Morehead State scoreless for a five-minute stretch. The Tigers then went cold from the 3-point range, making just 2 of 14...

Missouri uses stingy defense to smother Wofford 75-56

Nov. 18, 2019 11:39 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — In Cuonzo Martin’s third year as Missouri’s coach, the Tigers are adopting the personality of their defensive-minded coach. Missouri held Wofford without a field goal for the final 14½ minutes of a 75-56 victory on Monday. “We have a team that’s built...

Missouri defense clamps down on Wofford for 75-56 win

Nov. 18, 2019 10:33 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri held Wofford without a field goal for the final 14½ minutes, as the Tigers pulled away for a 75-56 victory on Monday. Mark Smith led Missouri (3-1) with 19 points, Jeremiah Tilmon added 16 and Xavier Pinson finished with 10 points. Nathan Hoover led the Terriers (2-3)...

No. 21 Xavier rallies past Missouri 63-58 in overtime

Nov. 12, 2019 10:50 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier had made only two 3-pointers all game, none in the second half. Down by three in the closing seconds, the 21st-ranked Musketeers desperately needed somebody to finally hit from long range. Naji Marshall swished one from the top of the key , and Xavier was finally on its way....