Mizzou Basketball hits the road on Tuesday night as the Tigers travel to Fayetteville, AR, for the 40th meeting with the Arkansas Razorbacks. Missouri is 8-11 at Arkansas all-time and the last victory on the road in the series for Mizzou came Dec. 7, 1991.
The Tigers play a tough stretch of games that will see the team play on the road at Arkansas, Florida and Ole Miss, with just one home game (vs. Kentucky on Saturday) during that stretch.
Adam Stillman of the Jefferson City News Tribune says the results of next three games…Arkansas, Florida and Kentucky will determine whether or not the Tigers are an NCAA team.
–Won 25 of the last 26 games at Bud Walton Arena, including 11 of the last 12 SEC contests.
–Averaging 89.2 points per game at home this season (11-1).
–Played three straight overtime games vs. Florida, vs. Kentucky and at Georgia, a first in program history … previous three overtime games came over a span of 101 contests.
–Lead the SEC and rank 16th in the nation in scoring (82.9).
–Missouri is looking for its first victory in Bud Walton Arena … The Tigers are 0-6 in the facility and each of the last three meetings in Fayetteville have been decided by a combined eight points.
–Jabari Brown has scored 20 points in four consecutive games, including a career high 28 points last Tuesday night at LSU, and since moving into “2014” (seven games), the Oakland native is averaging 22.0 points on 56 percent shooting from the floor, 55 percent shooting from three-point range and 83 percent shooting at the charity stripe.
–The tandem of Brown (19.5) and Jordan Clarkson (18.8) continue to lead the Tigers offensively this season. The pair are the top scoring tandem in the Southeastern Conference.