Score: Missouri 62, Texas A&M 50
Stars: Missouri: Alex Oriakhi 13 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Blk. Texas A&M: Fabyon Harris 15 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Stl.
Story: Missouri got off to a great start and never looked back in its first game of the SEC Tournament. The Tigers are safely in the NCAAs, but they are looking to make a run in the conference tournament in order to potentially improve their seed. March is the time when a team needs to play its best, and Missouri is starting to play its best basketball of the season right as the NCAA Tournament approaches.
From the start, Missouri simply outmanned A&M. The Tigers’ defense has been stepping it up more and more recently and last night it culminated with their best performance of the year. Missouri was in A&M’s faces throughout, holding the Aggies to 24% shooting on the night. On the other end of the court, Mizzou pounded it inside, hitting its high percentage shots while also making enough three pointers to keep the lead safe. In additio...