Found March 16, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
Things were looking pretty good for the Missouri Tigers basketball team late on Friday night in Nashville, Tennessee. Frank Haith's Tigers looked to be running on cruise control, holding a 13 point lead over Ole Miss with 12 minutes remaining in the second half. But then, a familiar pattern materialized and the Tigers folded down the stretch, losing to Ole Miss 64-62. The loss was a familiar storyline for Tigers fans who have grown accustomed to the Tigers falling apart in the final minutes of close games. The usual culprit and scapegoat for Mizzou fans this season has been junior point guard Phil Pressey, who has made several bad decisions in late-game situations this season. Pressey actually came through with a huge three-point bucket with 48 seconds remaining to give Mizzou a 62-59. Pressey showed that he can be clutch on occassion. But a bad Laurence Bowers turnover and Derrick Millinghaus runner with five seconds remaining sealed Mizzou's fate. The late game meltdown...
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