Missouri men's basketball takes down undefeated Eagles

2 weeks 22 hours 35 minutes ago Wednesday, November 20 2019 Nov 20, 2019 Wednesday, November 20, 2019 9:01:00 PM CST November 20, 2019 in Sports
By: Grace Taylor, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers won their second straight home game over the Morehead State Eagles on Wednesday, 70-52.

Missouri brought Freshman Tray Jackson off the bench early, who walked off with his career high of 7 points.

Mark Smith's three-pointers paired with three dunks from his teammates helped the Tigers hold a steady 36-29 lead by the half.

Juniors Mark and Dru Smith were a dynamic duo on offense. Mark led the team with 21 points, a new season high, and 8 rebounds. Dru put in effort behind him with 11 points and 9 rebounds.

Missouri will go for a three-game winning streak against Butler at the Hall of Fame Classic in Kansas City on Monday.

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