No. 12 Mizzou snaps to attention, beats SE Missouri State

7:36 AM, Dec 5, 2012   |    comments
Missouri Tigers forward Alex Oriakhi (42) and Missouri Tigers forward Laurence Bowers (21) swat down a layup by Missouri Tigers guard Phil Pressey (1) during the second half at Mizzou Arena. The Missouri Tigers defeated the Southeast Missouri State Redhawks 81-65. Mandatory Credit: Dak Dillon-USA TODAY Sports
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Columbia, MO (Sports Network) - Laurence Bowers poured in a game-high 26 points with nine rebounds as the No. 12 Missouri Tigers overcame a 10- point halftime deficit to down Southeast Missouri State, 81-65, at Mizzou Arena.

Phil Pressey totaled 17 points, Tony Criswell added 13, while Keion Bell had 12 points and a game-best 11 boards for the Tigers (7-1), who have won three straight since their lone loss to Louisville.

Corey Wilford scored 14 points and dished out four assists for the Redhawks (6-5), who saw their three-game win streak snapped. Nino Johnson and Tyler Tone each contributed 13 points in a losing cause.


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