Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 12/14/13
Paced by a talented guard trio and a solid defense, Missouri looks to continue its success at home while playing as a ranked team for the first time this season. The No. 24 Tigers will try to extend two of the nation's longest home winning streaks Sunday night against Western Michigan. A pair of 80-71 home victories over West Virginia and then-No. 18 UCLA in a span of three days last week propelled Missouri (9-0) into the Top 25. The Tigers held the Bruins to a season-low 37.7 percent shooting, including 5 of 20 from 3-point range, to extend the nation's longest home winning streak to 24 games. Missouri's 79 straight home victories over non-conference opponents sit behind only Duke's 107-game run for the longest active streak of its kind. The Tigers' last non-conference defeat at home came on Nov. 14, 2005, 80-77 to Sam Houston State. "We've got the best fans in the country," coach Frank Haith told the school's official website. Missouri's talented backcourt of Jabari Brown, Jo...
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