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Missouri-Eastern Illinois Game Thread

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Tigers look to rebound versus the Panthers of Eastern Illinois, let's discuss.


Eastern Illinois Panthers
Missouri Tigers




December 17, 2:30 PM


Mizzou Arena
The Frozen Tundra


Could be last W


SEC Network
Jon Sundvold, Matt Stewart


Tiger Radio Network
Mike Kelly, Gary Link

Mizzou EIU KenPom

Assuming that there isn’t an Arizona hangover, Missouri should beat Eastern Illinois. The debut of former Texas commit Jordan Barnett should only heighten Missouri’s chances of getting the win.

A major area of concern for the Tigers has been their scoring droughts. Regardless of the opposing team's talent level, Missouri always seems destined for a 4-5 minute scoring drought. They need to figure this out during the next three nonconference games if they want to have any chance at a success during conference play.

Shot selection is a major key. Coach Anderson said that the coaches reviewed and discussed each shot taken by every player this season. For the first time all season, Coach A showed real displeasure with the shot selection. If the Tigers take these discussions to heart, we should begin to see a better product.