Boxscore
Missouri 81, SE Missouri St. 65
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Missouri
Officials - Patrick Adams, Mike Nance, Mike Thibodeaux
Attendance - 7905

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
SE Missouri St. 45 20 65
Missouri 35 46 81

Recap


No. 11 Missouri 81, Southeast Missouri State 65
: Laurence Bowers scored a game-high 26 points and hauled in nine rebounds as the host Tigers rallied back from an 11-point deficit early in the second half to defeat the upset-minded Redhawks and earn their third straight victory.

After Lucas Nutt's 3-pointer gave Southeast Missouri State a 48-37 lead 31 seconds into the second half, the Tigers rallied back. Phil Pressey's six points keyed an 8-0 run before Bowers' 3-pointer cut the deficit to 56-54 with 13:21 left.

Bowers' jumper 2:24 later gave Missouri the lead, and the Tigers went on to outscore the Redhawks 35-11 in the final 15:32.

Pressey added 17 points, six rebounds and five assists for Missouri (7-1), but shot a meager 4-for-18. Tony Criswell and Keion Bell added 13 and 12 points respectively.

Southeast Missouri State (6-5) shot 55.2 percent from the field and 53.3 percent (8-for-15) from beyond the arc in the first half en route to a 45-35 halftime advantage. Corey Wilford led the Redhawks with 14 points, all coming in the first half.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Tyler Stone and Nino Johnson added 13 points each for SE Missouri State. ... Missouri shot 51.9 percent from the field in the second half while holding the Redhawks to just 26.7 percent and 9.1 percent (1-for-11) on 3-pointers. ... The Tigers outrebounded SE Missouri State 44-25.

SE Missouri St. Redhawks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Tyler Stone 35:00 5-14 1-2 2-2 3 4 7 1 3 1 0 1 13
Lucas Nutt 29:00 3-6 3-4 0-0 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 9
Marland Smith 33:00 3-9 0-5 4-5 0 4 4 4 2 1 0 0 10
Nino Johnson 35:00 6-12 0-1 1-2 1 6 7 1 2 0 1 4 13
Corey Wilford 28:00 5-12 3-8 1-2 0 2 2 4 4 1 3 1 14
Jacob Tolbert 10:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0
A.J. Jones 2:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0
Nick Niemczyk 25:00 2-6 2-6 0-0 0 1 1 0 2 2 1 0 6
Jared White 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-59 9-26 8-11 5 20 25 12 16 5 9 6 65
  40.7% 34.6% 72.7% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 9

Missouri Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Laurence Bowers 35:00 10-18 2-2 4-4 3 6 9 1 3 1 0 2 26
Earnest Ross 24:00 0-1 0-1 2-2 1 3 4 1 3 1 1 0 2
Alex Oriakhi 15:00 3-9 0-0 0-0 4 3 7 0 0 0 0 1 6
Phil Pressey 40:00 4-18 1-7 8-12 1 6 7 5 1 3 3 0 17
Negus Webster-Chan 24:00 1-4 0-1 1-1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
Tony Criswell 21:00 6-8 1-1 0-0 1 2 3 0 2 1 0 0 13
Keion Bell 32:00 5-10 0-1 2-2 4 7 11 3 2 1 1 1 12
Ryan Rosburg 9:00 1-1 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 30-69 4-13 17-21 16 29 45 13 12 7 5 4 81
  43.5% 30.8% 81.0% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 5