Missouri Tigers guard Phil Pressey (1) dribbles the ball downcourt as Bucknell Bison guard Ryan Hill (11) blocks during the first half at Mizzou Arena. Mandatory Credit: Dak Dillon-USA TODAY Sports
Columbia, MO (Sports Network) - Phil Pressey scored a game-high 26 points and added five assists as No. 12 Missouri held off Bucknell for a 66-64 win.
Laurence Bowers scored 16 points and pulled down eight rebounds while Alex Oriakhi added nine points and seven boards for the Tigers (11-2), who bounced back from their overtime loss to UCLA on Dec. 28.
Mike Muscala scored 25 points with 14 rebounds and Cameron Ayers gave 13 points and seven boards for the Bison (13-3), who had a two-game winning streak broken.
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