Found January 09, 2013 on
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 may still want to consider holding their breath.
From Mizzou: Laurence Bowers will have MRI tomorrow but early prediction is a sprained MCL.
— Andy Katz (@ESPNAndyKatz) January 9, 2013
Bowers missed all of last season with a torn ACL in his right knee and this injury is unrelated.
Missouri head coach Frank Haith told Jeff Goodman of CBSSports.com after the game that Bowers could miss a couple of weeks, but the extent of his injury is unknown until the results of the MRI come in.
"It could be a couple weeks," Haith said. "It just depends how severe the sprain is. We'll know tomorrow ...
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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.
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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.
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.
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