Mizzou Men’s Basketball was powered by its senior leadership, once again, as senior forward Jordan Barnett and graduate senior guard Kassius Robertson combined to score 45 points in the Tigers’ 82-81 win over Stephen F. Austin Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena.
Robertson led the team in scoring for the for the fourth time this season with 23 points. The transfer from Canisius came up clutch in the game’s final minute, as a Robertson steal sealed the game for the Tigers.
Barnett scored 22 points in the game, his seventh-straight game scoring at least 15 points. Barnett was fueled by a stellar shooting performance in the first half in which he scored 17 points on 4-of-6 shooting from the field, 3-of-4 marksmenship from beyond the three-point arc and a 6-of-6 night from the free throw line.