Found March 22, 2013 on
The Missouri Tigers were bounced out of the NCAA Tournament by No. 8 seed Colorado State on Thursday night in a 84-72 defeat in Lexington, Kentucky. While it was a disappointing effort by the Tigers, Mizzou certainly did not lose because of the play of senior center Alex Oriakhi.
Oriakhi scored 16 points and grabbed nine of the Tigers' 18 rebounds in the loss, continuing a stretch of six very efficient games to end his collegiate career and time in a Missouri Tigers' uniform.
In Oriakhi's last six games, dating back to Mizzou's road win over South Carolina, Oriakhi made 40 of his last 46 shots from the field. That is good for a scorching 86.9 percent shooting percentage. That is a pretty amazing stretch of hot shooting and quality play for the center who helped lead UConn to a National Championship before coming to Columbia as a transfer.
Not only has Oriakhi been outstanding from the field during these six games, but he has been stellar from the free throw line ...
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The Missouri Tigers fell 84-72 to the Colorado State Rams in the Round of 64 of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night, bowing out without collecting a victory for the second consecutive season under head coach Frank Haith.
While the score differential was only 12 points in this game, Mizzou was beaten much more handily than that, particularly on the boards. Colorado State out-rebounded...
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On Thursday in Lexington (KY), the #8 seed Colorado State Rams (26-8, 11-5 Mountain West) eliminated the #9 seed Missouri Tigers (23-11, 11-7 SEC) from the NCAA Tournament by the final score of 84-72.