Missouri may have expected to struggle somewhat without Laurence Bowers, but the Tigers probably couldn't have foreseen what happened their last time out.
Coming off a 31-point loss, No. 22 Missouri will likely be without Bowers again as it tries to regroup in a home matchup with South Carolina on Tuesday night.
With their star forward missing a third straight game due to a sprained ligament in his right knee, the Tigers (13-4, 2-2 SEC) were blown out 83-52 at then-No. 10 Florida on Saturday.
Missouri shot 32.7 percent from the field, missed 18 of 24 from 3-point range and was outrebounded by 10. It also committed 21 turnovers which led to 34 points for Florida, had seven shots blocked and never found an offensive or defensive rhythm.
''A lot of the mistakes that we made were just mistakes that we made within ourselves,'' guard Keion Bell said. ''We didn't really execute. It was kind of what they were doing, but a lot of stuff was self-inflicted.''
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