The top-seeded Huskies blew an early 11-point lead but survived against the frenetic third-seeded Tigers, who came back to grab a 50-49 lead with 13:35 to play. Leo Lyons, above, and Matt Lawrence each had 13 points for Missouri (31-7), which was denied its first Final Four berth. Four seniors played their last games as Tigers in Glendale, Ariz. on Saturday afternoon.
PHOTO GALLERY: UConn defeats Missouri
To read the full article, please sign up or login.
Get full access to the Columbia Missourian on your computer, phone, and tablet for just $5.95 per month.
* All the high-quality, in-depth journalism of the Columbia Missourian and Vox Magazine, updated 24/7
* Your news. Your device. Your time.
If you'd like to read more about the value of being a member, read this column from the Missourian's executive editor, Tom Warhover.