Nov. 28, 2012
Tip-off: 7 p.m.
Arena: Mizzou Arena (15, 061)
Radio: KTGR 100.5 FM
MU: Robin Pingeton (St. Ambrose `90) 30-38 at MU (third season)
SEMO: Ty Margenthaler (SIUE `97) 10-25 at SEMO (second season)
TIGERS BATTLE 4 MISSOURI
Mizzou will host the Southeast Missouri Redhawks on Thursday in the second game of the #WBBBattle4Missouri promotional schedule. Fans should bring their rewards punch card to Thursday's game and again to the Dec. 6 game against Missouri State. Fans who have attended all three games will win a special Mizzou Tumbler cup. Family Four Packs will also be available for purchase at the game, including four tickets, four sodas and four hotdogs for just $20.
Next on the schedule, the Tigers will make their first appearance on the small screen, hosting Tennessee-Martin in a televised contest on Dec. 3.
The Redhawks are 3-3 this season, returning three senior starters from last year's team, including the team's top two scorers in Brittany Harriel and Bailie Roberts. This season, Both Harriel and Roberts are averaging over 10 points a game, however Harriel is out for for a few weeks after suffering a fractured finger. Allyson Bradshaw is also a major contirbutor for the Redhawks. Bradshaw is averaging over 10 points a game, and she is shooting nearly 45 percent from the field and 48 percent from behind the arc through six games this season.
SERIES WITH SEMO
Missouri is 13-1 against the Redhawks in program history. The two teams first met in 1975, and the Tigers earned a 95-44 victory over SEMO. In 1998, the Redhawks earned their first victory over Mizzou, in a 90-71 contest in Cape Girardeu. The last meeting between the two teams took place on Dec. 29, 2008. Missouri went on a 29-2 run to start the game and finished the day with a final score of 60-31.
-The Tigers have scored at least 20 points off of turnovers in four games this season.
-The Tigers lead the conference with 46 three-point field goals made this season.
-Missouri is 2-2 when the Tigers score first.
- Freshman Lianna Doty leads the SEC with 32 assists the season, she is tied with Arkansas' Calli Berna. Doty also ranks eighth on the league's steals list this season with 15 so far.
- Sophomore Morgan Eye has made the fourth- most three pointers in the league this season, and she has the fourth-best three-point shooting percentage. She has made 16 treys and is shooting .410 from behind the arc.
-Freshman Lianna Doty ranks among the top 50 players in the nation with her 5.3 assists per game. (She is 44th).
-Sydney Crafton holds the eighth-best free throw percentage in the Southeastern Conference as she is shooting .762 from the charity stripe.
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