Road trips teach value of practice, free throws for Missouri men's basketball

Monday, December 6, 2010 | 9:59 p.m. CST; updated 11:11 a.m. CST, Tuesday, December 7, 2010

COLUMBIA — The Missouri men’s basketball team was the last ranked team in the nation to start its season. Since then, a flurry of seven games in two weeks quickly caught up No. 15 Missouri with the rest of the nation. Here are some things the Tigers (6-1) learned along the way.