Field Goal %
- MISS 42.0
- 47.3 MIZ
Three Point %
- MISS 33.3
- 52.2 MIZ
- MISS 11
- 9 MIZ
- MISS 40
- 52 MIZ
- Columbia, Missouri 65299
0:00 - 2nd Half
Missouri scored 42 points in the paint Saturday, tied for its most paint points in any SEC game this season. The Tigers are now 13-1 when they score more than 30 points in the paint.
Missouri grabbed 53.7 percent of its missed shots Saturday, its highest offensive rebounding percentage in a game this season. The Tigers had 26 second-chance points, tied for their second most in any game over the last two seasons. Ole Miss entered the game leading all Big Six conference teams in second-chance points per game but Missouri controlled the glass Saturday.
Phil Pressey finished today's game with 4 assists, passing Anthony Peeler for the most in Missouri history.
Alex Oriakhi is just the 2nd player from a Power 6 conference to score 22 points and grab 18 rebounds in the same game this season, joining Boston College forward Ryan Anderson. Oriakhi is the 1st SEC player to accomplish the feat since Michael Kidd-Gilchrist did so in December 2011.He's the 1st SEC player with 22 points, 18 rebounds, and 3 blocks in a game since Lawrence Roberts in December 2004.
With its win over Ole Miss, Missouri improves to 6-0 following losses this season and outscored those opponents by an average of 10.5 PPG.The Tigers haven't lost consecutive games since February of last season.
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.