The Missouri Tigers have proven that they can win at home. They’re a perfect 15-0 the Hearns Center where they came from behind to knock off Florida, 63-60, a week ago. It’s the road that has proved to be a daunting task in their opening season in the SEC. Mizzou won only it’s second road game, but in resounding fashion Thursday night, 90-68, at South Carolina. The Tigers came in 1-4 in their last five on the road as the four losses were by a total of 14 points and one in overtime. Missouri shot 69.6% for the game and at one point had made 30 of 40 shots.
Missouri point guard Phil Pressey controleld Thursday night’s 90-68 win over South carolina and did not even take a shot. Credit: Mizzou Athletics
“We just wanted to stay aggressive,” said Keion Bell, who lead the Tigers with 24 points on 8-of-12 shooting, “We felt like playing better on road. We just hadn’t turned them into W’s. The key was to stay aggressive. The previous game we played at home, you want to do a better job