Missouri (2-0) hits the road for the first time this season, and it will not only have to grapple with altitude but a Utah program looking to revert back to a team that’s contended for NCAA tournament bids. Michael Porter Jr. is still nursing a leg injury and stayed behind. So once again it’s a chance to for freshmen like Jeremiah Tilmon and veterans in Kevin Puryear and Jordan Barnett to lead the way.
Mizzou’s meeting with Wagner went about as you’d expect: the Seahawks collected a check, Mizzou got a rout and Cuonzo took The Antlers’ suggestions about playing walk-ons.
- 4 Thoughts on Mizzou’s Thumping of Wagner
- Study Hall: Missouri 99, Wagner 55
- Missouri’s trip to Utah represents the Tigers’ biggest test yet
Opponent: Utah (2-0)
Time: 7 p.m. CT
Where: John M. Huntsmen Center; Salt Lake City, Utah
TV: Pac-12 Network
IS MIZZOU RECEIVING TOP 25 VOTES?: Yes indeed! The latest AP poll has Mizzou as 31st, receiving 32 Top 25 votes.
WHAT DOES VEGAS SAY? Utah -4
WHAT DOES KenPom SAY? Utah 75-70
WHERE TO WATCH/LISTEN:
- TV: Pac-12 Network
- Radio: Tiger Radio Network // Sirius/XM -119/199
Facebook: Mizzou Men’s Basketball
Live Stats: StatBroadcast
- What’s final score tonight?
- How many minutes and how many fouls for Jeremiah Tilmon?
- Your trifecta?
- Best Ute: Tom Chambers, Andre Miller, Keith Van Horn or Andrew Bogut?
- Your beverage of choice this evening?
UPDATE: Roster moves, but not the one you want
Missouri freshman PG Blake Harris dressed & warming up pregame. Appears he’s available tonight— Dave Matter (@Dave_Matter) November 17, 2017