NCAA Basketball

Missouri Tigers (15-8)


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@ SCar 
W 93-78
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vs. Miss 
L 53-60
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vs. TexA&M 
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@ Fla 
W 72-70
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vs. LSU 
L 80-86
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Thomas, Watford lead LSU past Missouri 86-80 in finale

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Trendon Watford scored 14 of his 19 points in the second half and his short jumper with just over a minute left broke a final tie as LSU battled past Missouri 86-80 on Saturday to end the regular season.

Cameron Thomas scored 29 points, making 10 of 12 at the line, to lead LSU (16-8, 11-6 Southeastern Conference). Javonte Smart added 13 points and Darius Days had 12 points and nine rebounds.

Dru Smith led Mizzou with 17 points. He was just 1 of 3 shooting in the second half, but made 7 of 7 at the line. Xavier Pinson scored 11 of his 14 points after halftime, including a pair of free throws that pulled Missouri to within 80-78.

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Leaders
Points: D. Smith14.1
Rebounds: J. Tilmon7.4
Assists: D. Smith3.9
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: D. Smith83.3%
3P%: D. Smith38.5%
Steals: D. Smith2.0
Blocks: J. Tilmon1.4
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Michigan19-2
3 Baylor20-1
4 Illinois20-6
5 Iowa19-7
6 West Virginia18-8
7 Ohio State18-8
8 Alabama21-6
9 Houston20-3
10 Villanova16-5
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Gonzaga24-0
2 Michigan19-2
3 Baylor20-1
4 Illinois20-6
5 Alabama21-6
5 West Virginia18-8
7 Houston20-3
8 Iowa19-7
9 Villanova16-5
10 Ohio State18-8
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Southeastern Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
8 Alabama 16-2 21-6
12 Arkansas 13-4 21-5
LSU 11-6 16-8
Tennessee 10-7 17-7
Florida 9-7 13-8
Ole Miss 10-8 15-10
Missouri 8-8 15-8
Kentucky 8-9 9-15
Mississippi State 8-10 14-13
Georgia 7-11 14-11
Auburn 7-11 13-14
South Carolina 4-12 6-14
Texas A&M 2-8 8-9
Vanderbilt 3-13 8-15
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 74.1 (109)
Rebounds: 10.0 (164)
Assists: 13.3 (163)
FG%: 45.1% (119)
FT%: 69.7% (216)
3P%: 31.9% (265)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 72.1 (227)
Rebounds: 25.7 (155)
Assists: 11.0 (48)
FG%: 43.0% (163)
FT%: 71.3% (207)
3P%: 32.2% (91)
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