Missouri's ranking drops after failed road tests

6 months 2 weeks 3 days ago Monday, January 29 2018 Jan 29, 2018 Monday, January 29, 2018 3:43:00 PM CST January 29, 2018 in Sports
By: Nathalie Jones, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Following two losses to ranked opponents last week, Missouri women's basketball dropped to No. 15 in the Associated Press rankings.

Missouri was met with two road tests against No. 20 Georgia and No. 9 South Carolina last week, however dropped both contests by at least 10 points. 

Missouri's test isn't over yet, as the No. 2 Mississippi State Bulldogs come to Columbia on Thursday. The Bulldogs remain undefeated, 22-0 overall, sitting at the top of the SEC rankings. 

Mississippi State records victories against three ranked teams on the season, Arizona State, Oregon and Tennessee. Missouri found two ranked victories this season versus California and South Carolina, however failed in the most recent tests. 

Missouri will face the Bulldogs in Mizzou Arena on Thursday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. 

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