Laurence Bowers had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Alex Oriakhi had 18 points, 10 boards and four blocks, as the Missouri Tigers from down 13 in the first half to turn in an 87-76 victory over LSU on Saturday. Phil Pressey found great balance on the stat sheet as he added 15 points, eight assists and five rebounds for the Tigers (21-8, 10-6 SEC), who improve to 16-0 at Mizzou Arena.
Mizzou continued to have issues rotating on defending along the perimeter.
Anthony Hickey posted career highs with 22 points and six 3-pointers for LSU (17-10, 8-8). LSU made 12 three-pointers, including a 7 for 8 start from beyond the arc, but shot 42 percent overall compared with a season-best 55.6 percent in the first meeting. Charles Carmouche added 21 points.
AUDIO Frank Haith, Laurence Bowers and Alex Oriakhi postgame (8:30)