The Missouri Tigers won their second game of the Puerto Rico Classic defeating Fairfield 87-59. Leo Lyons had a double-double, Matt Lawrence was 4 of 6 from three point shooting. DeMarre Carroll led with 15.
Trailing 24-18 with 8:43 to go in the first half the Tigers went on a 22-5 run to close out the half to open up an 11 point half time lead. Mizzou came up with 15 turnovers in the game.
Missouri got hot in the 2nd half shooting 56% from the floor. Lyons picked up his double-double 12 points and 10 rebounds in 20 minutes of work.
The Tigers will play again on Sunday against the winner of the USC-Chattanooga game.