Quick links:
 Latest Team Rankings
 Free Rivals Alerts
 Member Services
ShopMobileRadio RSSRivals.com Yahoo! Sports

November 23, 2008

Tigers get big win over Trojans

The Missouri Tigers came out with their second win in the 2008 O'Reilly Puerto Rico Tipoff on Sunday with their best effort of the season. The Tigers knocked off USC, which came into the game ranked in the nation's top 20, 83-72.

Junior DeMarre Carroll led Mizzou with 29 points, including a huge shot-clock beating three-pointer that put the Tigers up 77-69 late in the game. USC would never get any closer. Carroll added 11 rebounds and three assists and also hit all three of his shots from three-point range.

"DeMarre sure made a lot of plays to keep us going against a good USC team," Head Coach Mike Anderson said. "I think our bench played excellent and really allowed us to impose our style late in the game, during some crucial minutes."

Mizzou trailed by as many as 12 points, but outscored USC 46-29 in the second half and led by as many as 13.

The win moved the Tigers to 4-and-1 on the season as they return home. Missouri now gets a week off before facing Oral Roberts at Mizzou Arena on November 30th. Click here to see Sunday's complete box score.


Missouri NEWS

[More]

Latest Headlines:


 

Rivals.com is your source for: College Football | Football Recruiting | College Basketball | Basketball Recruiting | College Baseball | High School | College Merchandise
Site-specific editorial/photos PowerMizzou.com. All rights reserved. This website is an officially and independently operated source of news and information not affiliated with any school or team.
About | Advertise with Us | Contact | Privacy Policy | About our Ads | Terms of Service | Copyright/IP policy | Yahoo! Sports - NBC Sports Network

Statistical information 2014 STATS LLC All Rights Reserved.