The Mizzou men’s basketball team took the court on Wednesday night in the coaching debut of Kim Anderson with a 72-31 victory over William Jewell College. Point guard Wes Clark had a game-high 14 points and added seven rebounds and three steals to lead the Tigers. In the paint, junior Ryan Rosburg had 13 points and a team-best eight boards. Ten different Tigers scored.
Defensively, Mizzou held William Jewell t0 17% shooting and took a 30-17 lead into the halftime break.
In the final minutes, Tramaine Isabell hit a three-pointer and scored eight more points to close out the game. The Tigers will continue exhibition play at Mizzou Arena against UMSL on Nov. 8 and open up the regular season Nov. 14 against UMKC.