Tennessee vs Missouri

Tennessee vs Missouri

Winners of its last eight games, No.3 Tennessee Vols basketball team hits the road for the second game of the SEC slate to take on the Missouri Tigers at Mizzou Arena on Tuesday night.After a surprisingly successful run through its nonconference schedule, the Missouri men’s basketball team’s true test begins now.

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Match Info
Tennessee vs Missouri
NCAA Men Basketball
Date : 7 Jan 2019
Start Time : 7:00pm ET
Venue : Mizzou Arena
Place : Columbia, MO
Live/Repeat : Live

It was tied for the second largest margin of victory ever by the Vols against an SEC opponent. Jordan Bowden (20), Admiral Schofield (18) and Grant Williams (18) combined to outscore the Bulldogs by themselves, while Kyle Alexander recorded his second double-double of the season with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds.

Missouri (9-3, 0-0 SEC) was one of four league teams to not open the conference slate Saturday. The Tigers enter Tuesday’s matchup riding a six-game winning streak after going undefeated during the month of December. MU boasts one of the best defenses in the SEC, ranking second with 63.2 points allowed per game.

While Mizzou doesn’t score a lot of points, the Tigers are very dangerous from beyond the arc, where they shoot a 39-percent clip to lead the conference.Tennessee trails the all-time series with Missouri, 6-7, dating to 1961. The Tigers have a 5-1 edge when the series is played in Columbia.

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