Posted January 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
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Laurence Bowers has been enjoying a big comeback season for No. 10 Missouri, leading the Tigers in scoring and second in rebounding entering the school's SEC debut. Now he's hurt again. The senior forward injured his right knee with about 6 minutes left in an 84-68 victory over Alabama on Tuesday night when teammate Phil Pressey landed on his leg underneath the Missouri basket, and coach Frank Haith believed Bowers sprained the MCL. Bowers, who missed all last season with a torn ACL in his left knee, will undergo an MRI on Wednesday. Bowers, who finished with 16 points and five rebounds in 31 minutes, smacked his hands together, showing his frustration, when he returned to the end of the bench with about 4 minutes to go. ''They're going to look at it,'' Haith said. ''We don't know the extent of it. We're concerned when any of our guys get hurt.'' Bowers has four double-doubles and is averaging nearly 17 points and seven reboun...
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