Mizzou earns fifth seed in SEC Tournament after regular season finale victory

3 months 2 weeks 23 hours ago Saturday, March 03 2018 Mar 3, 2018 Saturday, March 03, 2018 9:17:00 PM CST March 03, 2018 in Sports
By: Joey Schneider, KOMU 8 Sports Reporter

COLUMBIA - The Missouri Tigers finished the regular season with a 77-67 home victory over the Arkansas Razorbacks.

The Tigers finish the regular season with a 20-11 record overall and a 10-8 record in conference play. This season marks the first time Missouri has won 20 games since the 2013-14 season.

Seniors Kassius Robertson and Jordan Barnett both finished with double-digit points in their final game at Mizzou Arena. Barnett co-led with 19 points, while picking up his second double-double against conference opponents this season.

Freshman Jeremiah Tilmon scored a team-high 12 first half points, while freshman Jontay Porter finished tied for the team lead with 19 points.

Mizzou sits at No. 5 in the SEC Tournament seeding after the victory. Mizzou's first match in the tournament will come on Thursday around 2:30 p.m. 

The Tigers will play the winner of the SEC Tournament's opening game. No. 12 Georgia will take on No. 13 seed Vanderbilt on Wednesday.

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