Nov. 25, 2013
Box Score |
Missouri vs. IUPUI
This was the first matchup between Missouri and IUPUI.
With this win, the Tigers begin the season 5-0 for the first time since 2011-2012.
Non-conference opponents continue to struggle at Mizzou Arena, as this win is Mizzou's 77th consecutive non-conference victory at home.
Mizzou is now tied with Belmont as the schools with most consecutive wins at home. This win makes it 22 in-a-row for the Tigers and is their longest home winning streak since they won 32 straight spanning the 2007-2010 season.
Missouri scored 47 first-half points, a new season high. The previous highest first-half point tally for the Tigers was 45 vs. Hawaii.
Jabari Brown posted a new career-high in points scored with 24. His previous career high was 23, which he has achieved three times and most recently vs. Hawaii. He also shot 62.5% percent from beyond the arc, tallying five three-point buckets that tied his career high in three point field goals made.
Jabari Brown's 15 first-half points were the most by a Tiger this year. The most points in any half were the 19 scored by Jordan Clarkson in the win over Southern Illinois. He finished that game with a career high, 31 points.
Johnathan Williams III recorded his first career double-double, finishing the game with 10 points and 10 rebounds. The freshman was coming off of a stellar performance against Gardner-Webb last Saturday where he tallied a career-high 17 rebounds.
Senior Earnest Ross snagged nine rebounds, a new season high.
Jordan Clarkson shot a season-best 76 percent from the floor, shooting 10-13.
Junior Keanau Post ended the game with four rebounds, a new career high. He previously posted three at the season opener vs. Southeast Louisiana.
Wes Clark tied his career high in assists with five. He previously dished out five assists against Hawaii.
As a team, the Tigers bounced back from a dismal game in three-point territory against Gardner-Webb, by improving their three-point shooting percentage from 14 percent to 42 percent.
Jordan Clarkson and Earnest Ross continue to inch towards 1,000 career points. Ross entered the game needing 100 points and after his nine points today he needs just 93. Clarkson needed just 107 before tonight and now needs just 85 to reach the career milestone.
Tonight's game marks the final game as acting head coach for Tim Fuller. Fuller finished a perfect 5-0 and Frank Haith will resume coaching duties on Thursday vs. Northwestern. Haith will be coaching his 200th career game on Thursday.