Field Goal %
- MIZ 47.5
- 50.6 UCLA
Three Point %
- MIZ 42.9
- 28.6 UCLA
- MIZ 17
- 6 UCLA
- MIZ 58
- 40 UCLA
- Los Angeles, California 90185
- Line: UCLA -2.5
0:00 - OT
As far back as our immediate D-I records go, there has not been an instance of a player going for exactly 19 points and 19 assists in a game - obviously falling exactly 1 shy of a 20-20 game in each category.If you're looking for any kind of basketball-related context to this:
Phil Pressey's 19 assists ties the single-game SEC record:
Despite the loss, Phil Pressey's 19 assists is the 2nd-most by a Power 6 conference player in the last 15 seasons. Only Mateen Cleaves had more, when he went for 20 in a game against Michigan in 2000. The D-I record is 22:
Missouri point guard Phil Pressey had 19 assists against UCLA, setting a school record.
Phil Pressey dished out 19 assists against UCLA, becoming the first player with that many assists in a Division I game since Alabama State's Brandon Brooks had 20 in 2008.He finished three assists shy of the record of 22 by Sherman Douglas, Avery Johnson and Tony Fairley.NOTE: Assists have only been tracked officially since the 1983-84 season.
David and Travis Wear combined to shoot 10-for-16 with 20 points in the first half for UCLA.Unfortunately for the Bruins, the rest of the team heads into the locker room shooting 10-for-28 from the field, including 0-for-6 on three-pointers.
It's only halftime, but Missouri's Phil Pressey has already tied a career-high with 12 assists, which he has accomplished five times in his career.The highest assist total in a game so far this season is 16, by Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams against Monmouth.
Two key defensive plays help Gonzaga stifle West Virginia late as the Zags advance to their third Elite Eight appearance in school history.
There were three chances for teams to make the first game-winning buzzer-beater of the tournament on Thursday, but none succeeded.
Xavier continues its Cinderella run in the tournament after upsetting Arizona, while Gonzaga, Kansas, Oregon all advance to the Elite Eight as well.