Morgan Eye stepped up with a breakout performance against SLU.
Nov. 16, 2011
Columbia, Mo.- The Missouri Tigers improve to 3-0 on the season tonight after defeating the Saint Louis University Billikens 68-56 at Chaifetz Arena. Freshman Morgan Eye came through with a breakout performance to give the Tigers the edge. The Montrose, Mo. native finished the game with a career-high 16 points going a perfect 4-for-4 from behind the arc.
The first half started slowly, but a 30 second timeout seemed to rejuvenate the team. Mizzou went on a 15-0 tear to take a commanding 17-7 lead over the Billikens. The two teams traded baskets to end the half at 35-23.
The second half saw the Billikens battle back as Lorreal Jones scored a career-high 14 points on the night. However, the story of the night falls back to Eye. Stepping up and hitting several clutch 3-pointers down the stretch, she squandered the Billiken's hopes of a comeback. Eye also snatched five rebounds and dished two assists on the game.
Senior Christine Flores added six blocks to her career total this evening. She now holds 130 career blocks, ranking her fourth in Missouri's program history. Flores recorded 13 points, nine rebounds and three assists this evening.
BreAnna Brock stands as the leading scorer in the game. Tallying 17 points, Brock was 7-for-11 on the night and she recorded six blocks, eight rebounds and an assist. The Tigers continued to get the job done on the defensive side of the ball, as the team held the Billikens to 24.7 percent shooting on an 18 for 37 shooting night. This is the second time the tigers have held an opponent under 30 percent.
Mizzou will open an eight-game home stretch on Sunday (Nov. 20) as the Tigers host North Florida. Tip-off in Mizzou Arena is set for 2 p.m. Stay tuned to MUTigers.com for more information on Missouri Women's Basketball. Fans can also follow the team on Facebook (www.facebook.com/MissouriWBB) and Twitter (@MissouriWBB).
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