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Missouri can get back to .500 with a road upset of Florida

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Two more contests remain on the toughest four-game stretch of Missouri’s schedule. Today, the Tigers square off with the Florida Gators, who have won three straight. It’s another chance for Mizzou to get the marquee win — on the road against a likely tournament team — that has eluded it all season. But more importantly, it’s a chance for the Tigers’ young guns to gain some SEC road experience and continue the progress they’ve shown all season. Unfortunately, that group will probably not feature the team’s leading 3-point shooter, sophomore Mark Smith, who is expected to sit out with a foot/knee injury that’s hampered him for a month.

The Details

Opponent: Ole Miss Rebels (15-11, 7-6 SEC)

Time: 3 p.m. CT

Where: O’Connell Center; Gainesville, Florida

Is Mizzou Receiving Top 25 Votes? Nope.

What Does Vegas Say? Florida, -9.5

What Does KenPom Say? Florida 66, Missouri 55

Where To Watch: ESPNU

Radio: Tiger Radio Network; Sirius/XM -119/199

Twitter: @MizzouHoops

Facebook: Mizzou Men’s Basketball


The Review

Recap | No. 4 Kentucky spoils special night for Chievous

Sidebar | Missouri’s youth shows out in loss to Kentucky, for better and worse

Study Hall | Kentucky 66, Mizzou 58

Preview | Missouri can play spoiler at Florida


Five Questions

  1. Will Jeremiah Tilmon play at least 25 minutes?
  2. Will Mizzou shoot over or under 32.5 percent from 3?
  3. Who leads the team in scoring?
  4. Predict the score!
  5. Who is your trifecta?