Laurence Bowers scored 14 points and 11 rebounds and Phil Pressey had 11 points and eight assists, including the go-ahead bucket with 1:17 to play to lead No. 13 Missouri to a 68-65 victory over VCU on Saturday in the third-place game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Troy Daniels of VCU missed a 3 and the Tigers ran out the clock.
The Tigers lost to No. 2 Louisville in the semifinals, when they committed 23 turnovers. They had 14 against VCU. Pressey had eight turnovers against Louisville and five against the Rams.
Negus Webster-Chan and Keion Bell had 12 points apiece for Missouri while Earnest Ross added 11.