Mizzou Rolled By Alabama, 80-73
Date 2014/2/25 9:30:00 | Topic: Sports
|Tuscaloosa, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Levi Randolph scored a career-high 33 points on 11-of-15 field goal shooting, as the Alabama Crimson Tide beat the Missouri Tigers, 80-73, in an SEC clash at Coleman Coliseum.|
Randolph sank five 3-pointers and Trevor Releford added 18 points and six assists for the Crimson Tide (11-16, 5-9 SEC), who snapped a two-game skid.
Earnest Ross logged 25 points and eight rebounds for the Tigers (19-8, 7-7), who ended three-game winning streak. Jabari Brown chipped in 23 points and five assists, while Jordan Clarkson netted 14 points.
Alabama drained 59.3 percent of its shots from the field in the first period, including 5-of-11 from 3-point range, as it led 42-35 at the break. Missouri tried to keep pace by shooting 50 percent from the floor itself.
The Crimson Tide kept it going in the second stanza by making 55 percent of their field goal tries. Leading by one with just over seven minutes remaining, Alabama used a 10-3 run to create some separation and held off the Tigers down the stretch.
Missouri turned the ball over twice as many times as Alabama (16-8).