Jordan Clarkson scored 21 points as Missouri shook off a slow start to finish with a 67-64 win over Vanderbilt on Wednesday at Mizzou Arena.
Jabari Brown managed to get to double figures, but the Tigers top player struggled by finishing with 10 points. He came into the game average 23.9 over his last ten. Earnest Ross scored 16 and hit two big three pointers late in the game that helped open up an eight point lead.
However, with just over two minutes to go, the Commodores cut the Mizzou lead to two after a three-pointer by Kyle Moats with 19.4 seconds to go.
Mizzou trailed 21-20 at the half with both teams shooting 33 percent. The Tigers went 7:34 without a basket and were stuck on 15 since the 8-minute mark. The first-half scoring total was a season-worst for Mizzou.