The Missouri Tigers lost their third straight and four of their last five, losing at Mississippi State by a final of 74-62. The Bulldogs finished with a late run in the first half that carried over into the second and Mizzou could not recover. Kassius Robertson had 20 points to lead Missouri (13-8, 3-5) while Kevin Puryear added 10 points.
Mizzou used an 8-0 run to take a 29-24 lead in the first half, but Mississippi State closed with a 7-2 run to tie the game at 31-31 at the half. The Bulldogs then went on a 14-5 run to start the second half, opening a 45-36 lead. Quinndary Weatherspoon scored a team-high 20 points
Mizzou turned the ball over 19 times and shot just 6-of-22 from three-point range.
Missouri remains on the road and will travel to Alabama on Tuesday.