Courtesy Missouri Athletics
Columbia, Mo. Freshmen Stefan Jankovic and Negus Webster-Chan combined for 34 points and 12 rebounds as the former high school teammates led Missouri Basketball to an 86-60 victory over Missouri Southern to close out exhibition play on Sunday.
Jankovic came off the bench and flourished on the perimeter, hitting 8-of-13 shots, including three from outside the three-point stripe to pace the Tigers with 20 points. His former high school point guard, Webster-Chan, earned his first start as a Tiger and scored 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting to go with seven rebounds and three assists.
Webster-Chan earned the start after senior Keion Bell was sidelined with an illness. The Scarborough, Ontario, native quickly stepped in for Bell and even saw extended time running the point and did not commit a turnover in 28 minutes of playing time.
Missouri was once again balanced offensively, led by the two freshmen. Junior college transfer Tony Criswell also came off the b...