Found February 20, 2013 on Fox Sports Kansas City:
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Laurence Bowers missed Missouri's ugliest loss of the season, a 31-point blowout at Florida last month. His certainly made his presence felt in the rematch. Bowers played his best game of the season with 17 points and 10 rebounds, plus the go-ahead shot with 1:15 to play, helping the Tigers erase a 13-point deficit midway through the second half and rally past No. 5 Florida 63-60 to stay unbeaten at home on Tuesday night. "Well, it's a huge win, especially coming off a loss," Bowers said. "This is very big for our team." Phil Pressey added 10 assists, seven points, six rebounds and three steals for Missouri (19-7, 8-5 SEC). Pressey, whose wild play has contributed to the Tigers 1-5 road record, was conscious about distributing the ball instead of doing it all himself and didn't take a shot the first half. "I feel like I can affect the game without shooting as much," Pressey said. "They haven't been harping ...

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