Dec. 18, 2012
Box Score |
-Kyley Simmons started her second straight game after starting Sunday's contest against Southern Illinois. She had started the previous five games on the bench.
-21 of the Tigers' first 33 points came from beyond the arc as seven of their first 11 made field goals came from 3-point land.
-Mizzou had more 3-point attempts (19) than 2-point attempts (17) in the first half.
-The 19 3-point attempts by the Tigers in the first half were the second-most by the Tigers in a half of basketball this season and the most in a first half. The season-best is 21 in the second half against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
-Bri Kulas finished with 16 points, marking her seventh straight game in double figures.
-Morgan Eye scored 12 of her 18 points in the second half, connecting on 4-of-7 from distance in the second frame. She has now attempted at least 10 3-pointers in five of 12 games this season.
-The Tigers made a season-high 14 3-pointers in the game, marking the sixth straight game that the Tigers have hit at least 10 3-pointers as they continue to lead the nation in 3-point makes per game.
-Mizzou has averaged 39 ppg from distance on its current six-game homestand.
-Mizzou is 6-0 on its current homestand since returning from Cancun and is 9-0 this season at home.
-Mizzou hit 14 3-pointers in the win, matching its season-high, which was originally set against UT-Martin and Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
-The Tigers took as many 3-pointers (35) as they did 2-pointers (35) in the win.
-The Tigers average margin of victory over the six-game homestand is 30 points and Mizzou has averaged 89.1 ppg in that span.
-The Tigers out-rebounded Morgan State, 29-15, in the second half.
-The Tigers limited MSU to 26.7-percent shooting in the win, their second-best defensive effort of the season.