Posted January 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
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...

Mizzou's Bowers to miss next two games

Missouri senior forward Laurence Bowers suffered a sprained MCL in his right knee during last nights win over Alabama. Todays MRI revealed no damage to the ACL or bone in that knee. Bowers will miss upcoming games vs. Ole Miss (Jan. 12) and Georgia (Jan. 16) and will be reevaluated at the end of next week. Bowers, who missed all of 2011-12 due to a torn ACL, leads the Tigers with...

Missouri basketball: Laurence Bowers to have MRI on knee

Missouri Tigers fans held their collective breath during the last few minutes of Mizzou's 84-68, the school's first ever SEC conference victory in basketball. The reason Tigers fans may were holding their breath was because leading scorer Laurence Bowers left the game with six minutes remaining after appearing to twist his left knee. After news from Andy Katz, Mizzou fans...

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The Missouri Tigers basketball team was not able to celebrate its first-ever victory in SEC conference play for very long on Tuesday night. Not with the uncertainty surrounding leading scorer Laurence Bowers knee injury. On Wednesday, more information was revealed regarding Bowers' status and the senior power forward will miss at least two games with a sprained MCL. Losing...

Missouri's Bowers to miss more time

Missouri forward Laurence Bowers has a sprained MCL in his right knee and is expected to miss at least two games. An MRI confirmed the extent of the injury, which occurred Tuesday night during a collision under the basket with teammate Phil Pressey. The school said Wednesday that the MRI revealed no damage to the ACL or bone. Bowers missed all last season with a torn ligament in...

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