Tennessee 64, Missouri 62

Saturday, March 9, 2013 4:00 PM
Location - Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tennessee
Officials - James Barker, Doug Shows, Lamar Simpson
Attendance - 21767

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Missouri 29 33 62
Tennessee 29 35 64

Recap


Tennessee 64, Missouri 62: Jordan McRae scored 15 points as the Volunteers rallied late to pull out a victory over the Tigers in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Tennessee (19-11, 11-7 SEC) secured the fifth seed for next week's SEC tournament in Nashville. Jarnell Stokes contributing 13 points and 13 boards, and Trae Golden and Josh Richardson scoring 12 and 11 points, respectively for the Vols, who won for the eighth time in nine games.

Laurence Bowers' 20 points led Missouri (22-9, 11-7). Phil Pressey had 10 points and nine assists for the Tigers, who are the sixth seed for the conference tournament.

In a tight game, Missouri went on a 10-3 run to take a 50-42 lead with 10:07 to play. The Vols responded with a 18-3 explosion to forge a 60-53 advantage with 3:06 to go.

The Tigers had a number of shots to tie with a 3-pointer, but none would fall, including Pressey's airball with 12.6 seconds to play. Golden sank two free throws to put the Vols up five, and Earnest Ross' 3-pointer at the buzzer set the final score.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Missouri's 62 points were its fewest in a game since an 83-52 loss to Florida on Jan. 19. … The Tigers' Jabari Brown entered the game averaging 14.4 points, but finished with six points on 2-for-7 shooting from the field. … Tennessee dominated the glass 45-32, including 18 offensive rebounds that the Vols converted into 16 second-chance points.

Missouri Tigers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Laurence Bowers 24:00 8-12 2-4 2-3 0 5 5 0 2 1 0 4 20
Keion Bell 29:00 3-5 0-0 1-2 0 1 1 2 1 2 2 0 7
Alex Oriakhi 22:00 3-6 0-0 0-2 2 4 6 0 4 0 1 1 6
Phil Pressey 36:00 4-12 1-6 1-2 0 3 3 9 2 3 3 0 10
Jabari Brown 35:00 2-7 0-2 2-2 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 6
Earnest Ross 28:00 2-10 1-4 4-4 3 3 6 2 0 1 0 0 9
Tony Criswell 14:00 2-5 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 4
Ryan Rosburg 6:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0
Negus Webster-Chan 6:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-58 4-17 10-15 6 21 27 13 16 7 8 5 62
  41.4% 23.5% 66.7% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 8

Tennessee Volunteers

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Trae Golden 37:00 4-12 2-3 2-2 1 4 5 4 1 0 1 0 12
Jordan McRae 37:00 4-11 2-6 5-6 3 3 6 1 1 1 5 2 15
Josh Richardson 30:00 4-9 0-1 3-4 4 3 7 0 3 3 1 0 11
Jarnell Stokes 36:00 5-10 0-0 3-4 6 7 13 2 1 0 5 0 13
Armani Moore 9:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0
Kenny Hall 14:00 0-4 0-0 0-0 1 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 0
Quinton Chievous 14:00 3-5 1-3 0-0 2 3 5 2 2 0 0 1 7
Skylar McBee 23:00 2-7 2-7 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
TOTAL 200 22-60 7-20 13-16 17 23 40 9 13 4 12 5 64
  36.7% 35.0% 81.2% Team Rebs: 5   Total TO: 12