Missouri 54 | Northern Illinois 37
First Half Notes
- Jordan Wilmore starts off the game with a bang, slamming home a dunk for a much more energetic start to this game.
- Tigers spending a lot of time at the free throw line early on, have taken 6 going into the under 16.
- Yaya Keita picks up two early fouls.
- Fast-paced yet low-scoring game to start out. Tigers look sharper on both sides of the floor.
- Huskies making a habit out of drawing charges, have 3 of them already.
- Jordan Wilmore is overall way more involved on both sides of the floor.
- Ronnie DeGray III with an impressive block that was going high off the glass, Kobe Brown follows with his own on the next possession.
- Huskies go on a mini-run to claim a 21-16 at the under four timeout. Are getting plenty of post up opportunities and taking advantage.
- A quick 4 points coming out of the timeout forces the Huskies to call their own.
- Solid run on both ends of the floor for the Tigers to reclaim a lead going into the half. Kobe Brown played superb down the stretch.
Second Half Notes
- No points were scored in the second half until the 16:26 mark. Score is 24-23 at the under 16.
- Boogie Coleman picks up a third foul just over the 12 minute mark.
- Zool Keuth heating up for NIU, just hit two 3s in a row.
- Kobe Brown puts Mizzou ahead, has shown flashes of great explosiveness in this game.
- Momentum in favor of the Tigers as they go on a nice run to make it 38-32 and force NIU to call another timeout.
- Kobe Brown picks up his 6th assist, nearly all of which seem to be going to Wilmore.
- Boogie Coleman hits an ice-cold three to extend the lead to nine with under three minutes left, potentially putting this one away.
- The fouling begins for Northern Illinois as the game draws to a close.
Opponent: Northern Illinois (1-1)
Time: 7:00 p.m. CT
Where: Mizzou Arena, Columbia, MO
Is Mizzou Receiving Top 25 Votes? No
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Radio: Tiger Radio Network // Sirius/XM -119/199
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