Lsu 39 37 76
Missouri 43 46 89
Date of game: 3/2/2013

Recap: Missouri vs. LSU

Columbia, MO (Sports Network) - Laurence Bowers scored 23 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as the Missouri Tigers posted an 89-76 win over the LSU Tigers in SEC play at Mizzou Arena.

Also recording a double-double for Missouri (21-8, 10-6 SEC) was Alex Oriakhi with 18 points and 10 boards, not to mention four blocked shots as the team posted a third win in four games. Phil Pressey responded with 15 points and eight assists, Earnest Ross 13 points off the bench and Keion Bell 11 for the hosts.

LSU (17-10, 8-8) was paced by Anthony Hickey with 22 points, shooting 6-of-14 from behind the 3-point line, followed by Charles Carmouche and Johnny O'Bryant III with 21 and 18 points, respectively, as the squad had a two-game win streak snapped.

The visiting Tigers led by as many as 13 points midway through the first half, 25-12, but a 29-8 run in the period by the host Tigers turned the tide as Missouri grabbed a 43-39 lead at the break.

In the second half Missouri left no doubt by hitting on an impressive 62.1 percent from the floor, en route to the double-digit victory.

The hosts dominated in the paint, outscoring LSU by a margin of 52-24.

Game Notes

NASCAR News
Smith replaces Larson for Martinsville race

Regan Smith substituted for Kyle Larson in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet in Sunday's Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway after Larson was sidelined due to additional medical tests following his fainting spell on Saturday.

Extra Points: Snyder and the Beltway radio wars

If contradiction was an Olympic sport, Chip Kelly would certainly be medal-worthy judging by his performance at the NFL's owners meeting but the Eagles coach might have to settle for silver because Daniel Snyder's critics will take the gold every time.

2015 PREVIEW NL EAST: It's the Nationals and everybody else

There isn't much after that. The Miami Marlins are loaded up for a playoff push -- likely through a wild card spot -- and the New York Mets are up-and- coming but still raw. The Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, former powerhouses of the division, are going through rebuilds and won't contend anytime soon.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.