The Mizzou women’s basketball team overcame a ten-point deficit in the third quarter to storm back and beat Colorado 79-75 on Saturday in Boulder, Co. The victory put the Tigers at 10-0, marking their best start in program history.
Sierra Michaelis from Mercer, Mo. hit a jumper to tie the score at 67-67 in the fourth and then Lindsey Cunningham from Columbia, Mo. put home a three-pointer with 5:00 left to put the Tigers up for good at 70-67.
Michaelis and Cierra Porter (Columbia, Mo.) both scored a season-high 21 points as the Tigers shot 46 percent (26-for-57) from the field, 53 percent (8-for-15) from 3-point range and 76 percent (19-for-25) from the foul line.