Big 12 Men's Basketball Championships - Missouri vs. Baylor - March 10, 2012
AT MIZZOU: 2010-11: A key contributor off the bench, setting a career high for minutes played (11.4 mpg) ... Among team leaders in charges taken, blocked shots and rebounds per minute ... Averaged 2.0 points, 2.3 rebounds, and 0.9 blocks per game ... Tied Doug Smith for ninth all-time for blocks in a season by a Tiger junior (32) ... Shot an efficient 63.6% from the field ... Had a career-high nine points in the season opener against Western Illinois ... Set a career high with seven rebounds in the Tigers' win over North Alabama.
Developed throughout his sophomore season seeing increased playing time month-by-month ... Averaged 1.1 points, 1.6 rebounds and 0.9 blocked shots per game during his second season ... Was an outstanding 12-of-16 (75.0) from the foul line ... Reached double figures in minutes played in six of his final seven games, including a career high 21 minutes vs. Colorado and double-figure minutes in both NCAA Tournament games ... Blocked 31 shots on the year, which ranked third on the club, but had 16 of those swats come in the final seven games, including five blocks at Kansas State and three vs. West Virginia ... Those five blocks at K-State rank sixth on MU's single-game list ... Scored a career high eight points in the season-opener vs. Tennessee-Martin ... Turned in a great all-around effort in the Feb. 6 win at Colorado, scoring four points, grabbing three boards, dishing one assist and blocking one shot in 15 minutes ... Finished the year averaging 14.0 minutes per game off the bench over his final seven contests in the absence of fellow forward Justin Safford.
Played behind All-Big 12 post players DeMarre Carroll and Leo Lyons as a freshman and saw action in 18 contests ... Averaged 1.1 points and 1.3 rebounds in 4.8 minutes of playing time as a rookie ... Played a career high 14 minutes against SIU-Edwardsville and 11 minutes against Coppin State ... Hit 6-of-14 shots on the year and went to the foul line 17 times ... Scored a season high five points against Stetson on 2-of-3 shooting and ripped away a career high three steals against Coppin State.
Earned all-state, all-conference and all-district honors following his senior season at Truman High School ... Averaged 17.0 points and 12.1 rebounds for the Patriots in helping his team to the Missouri Class 5 Final Four ... Helped his club to 11 consecutive victories after a 9-8 start to reach the state semifinals ... Ranked the nation's No. 20 center prospect and No. 128 recruit overall by espn.com ... Averaged 18.1 points, 12.9 rebounds and 4.4 blocks per game as a junior to earn all-state and all-metro recognition ... Played for Billy Guinnee at Truman High School ... Coached on the AAU circuit by L.J. Goolsby and was an AAU teammate of current Tiger freshman Marcus Denmon.
Son of Steve and the late Rita Moore ... Full name is Steve Torrence Moore ... Born in Chicago, Ill. ... Majoring in hospitality management and would like to pursue a career in law enforcement after he completes his playing career ... Lists fried chicken and pizza as his favorite foods and his favorite movie/book is Romeo and Juliet ... Favorite actor is Will Smith ... Nickname is "Big Steve" and enjoys tubing and camping when not playing basketball.