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GAME THREAD: Missouri hosts Incarnate Word to kick off 2019-20 season

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The offseason is officially over, and Missouri begins its third season under the direction of Cuonzo Martin tonight.

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Live Updates

FINAL: It was a balanced effort all around for Missouri tonight as the Tigers win this one, 82-42. 10 different Tigers made baskets in the game, and Jeremiah Tilmon led the scoring with 16 points.

3:14 2H: Mario McKinney shows off his hops with an emphatic dunk. Tigers lead 77-35 at the final media timeout.

7:37 2H: Tigers lead 69-30, but the offense has slowed considerably. Tilmon makes a pair of free throws, giving him 16 points on the night.

11:52 2H: Tilmon finishes under the rim through a foul, his first points of the second half. Tigers now lead 63-27.

15:36 2H: The Tigers are starting to run away with this one. The lead grows to 55-24 on a pair of free throws from Tray Jackson.

HALFTIME: Missouri leads Incarnate Word 43-22. Jeremiah Tilmon leads the Tigers with 12 points, and eight different Tigers scored in the first half.

3:41 1H: Torrence Watson connects on his first three-pointer of the night after missing his first three attempts. Tigers lead 32-18 at the final media timeout of the first half.

4:50 1H: Jeremiah Tilmon is tearing the Cardinals apart. An alley-oop dunk on a pass from Xavier Pinson gets the crowd going again. Tilmon has 12 points already as the Tigers lead 28-15.

6:45 1H: Tigers lead 24-14 as Incarnate Word calls timeout. A beautiful no-look pass from Xavier Pinson to Tray Jackson gets the crowd on its feet.

11:37 1H: Tigers lead 16-9. Mario McKinney gets his first bucket as a Tiger, and Javon Pickett nails Missouri’s first three-pointer of the night.

15:33 1H: Mizzou leads 6-1 at first media timeout. Missouri gets a couple of buckets after a slow start offensively.

Pregame

It’s opening night at Mizzou Arena, and the Tigers host the Incarnate Word Cardinals to kick off the 2019-20 campaign. Missouri defeated Central Missouri in an exhibition last Friday, 80-56, and will look to start off Cuonzo Martin’s third season with a win.

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The Details

Opponent: Incarnate Word Cardinals (0-0)

Time: 7:00 p.m. CT

Where: Mizzou Arena, Columbia MO

Is Mizzou Receiving Top 25 Votes? The Tigers received 13 points in the last updated AP Top 25 poll, but they haven’t cracked the Top 25 just yet. They’d be 34th if the poll extended that far, though!

What Does Vegas Say? Mizzou, -27

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Five Questions!

  1. Which freshman plays the most minutes?
  2. What’s your over/under on tonight’s attendance at Mizzou Arena?
  3. What happens first, a Jeremiah Tilmon bucket or a Jeremiah Tilmon foul?
  4. Who is your trifecta for the game?
  5. What will the final score be?