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Game Thread: Wichita State vs. Missouri

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The Tigers return to Columbia looking to take down their neighbors from Wichita

After a split in Jacksonville, the Tigers look to pick up a quality win at home against Wichita State.

Missouri 55 | Wichita State 61

Final

First Half Notes

  • Wichita State starts out hot from the perimeter with a couple of threes while Mizzou scraps out layups down low.
  • Offensive struggles continue for the Tigers, and Tyson Etienne having a hot start does not bode well for the Tigers.
  • Kobe Brown and Amari Davis got the offense going, as Mizzou made three in a row.
  • Smaller lineup working wonders for Mizzou, everyone becomes a threat.
  • Mizzou fas forced 6 turnovers in the half.
  • Ronnie DeGray with a great hustle play to steal a possession, then a charge on the other end.
  • Yaya Keita and Javon Pickett combine to bring the Tigers all the way back to potentially tying the game.
  • Multiple steals cut the Shocker lead to three at the halftime break.
  • Each team’s offense had their own moments to shine this first half

Second Half Notes

  • Second half starts out slow, but picks up as Wichita State extends their lead to 5.
  • Sloppy play from the Mizzou offense up to this point in the half. Shockers pulling away.
  • Boogie Coleman hits the Tigers’ first three pointer of the game.
  • Missouri can not manufacture enough offense to mount any form of comeback.
  • Amari Davis has been a bright spot, leading the team with 13 points on some impressive shots.
  • Fouling would ensue, but Wichita State would hold on to a comfortable lead.

The Details

Opponent: Shockers (4-1)

Time: 8:00 p.m. CT

Where: Mizzou Arena, Columbia, MO

Is Mizzou Receiving Top 25 Votes? No

What Does Vegas Say? Mizzou +2.5

Where To Watch: SEC Network

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

Twitter: @MizzouHoops

Facebook: Mizzou Men’s Basketball

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Five Questions!

  1. How many Tigers will score in double figures?
  2. What would be your desired starting 5?
  3. Will the Tigers cover?
  4. Who is your trifecta for the game?
  5. What will the final score be?