For the third time in four games, Missouri guard Xavier Pinson recorded career high in points as Missouri men's basketball saw off Ole Miss 71-68 in a nail-biter.
Rock Bridge's senior guard Brant Bowers and junior guard Xavier Sykes dominated for the Bruins, putting up 25 and 19 points, respectively.
An undermanned Missouri needed big bench minutes against Ole Miss. In the redshirt freshman's career-high 24 minutes, coach Cuonzo Martin and crew got them Tuesday.
Isaiah Johnson and Tristan Meny combined for 36 points as Battle dominated Moberly and sealed victory number 500 for head coach Brian Meny.
The Tigers head to California after a 9-2 start, their best since 2016.
The Stars have lost 17 straight conference games.
The men are in fifth and the women are in 11th after the first day of competition.
JUPITER, Fla. — St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Miles Mikolas will receive a platelet-rich plasma injection in his ailing throwing arm, likely delaying his regular-season debut by about one month.
The Spartans lost for the first time since Jan. 27, as the Kewpies surged ahead in the second quarter and held on for the victory.
The Rebels (13-12 overall, 4-8 SEC) look unassuming on paper, but Ole Miss has played its strongest month of basketball yet.
Two-thirds through SEC play, Kentucky has claimed sole control of first place in the standings after losses from LSU and Auburn.
Battle overcame a slow first quarter start to defeat Missouri Military Academy 73-49. Zh'Vaughn Ward and Cachao Gianquinto led the way with 16 points each.
The MU guard faced self-doubt and little prep recruitment. It took leaving his only home to find himself and the talent those who believed in him always knew he had.
Wyatt Koelling's upset win was the highlight of the day for Missouri in the Tigers' loss.
Xavier Pinson's career day helped Missouri down the Razorbacks in overtime to go 5-0 all-time in the annual Rally For Rhyan game.