Tigers prepare for Rebels

6 months 1 week 5 days ago Tuesday, February 06 2018 Feb 6, 2018 Tuesday, February 06, 2018 4:27:00 PM CST February 06, 2018 in Sports
By: Chance Sticklen, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

OXFORD - The Missouri Tigers travel to Oxford, Mississippi on Tuesday night to take on the Ole Miss Rebels, who are 11-12 overall and 4-6 in SEC play.

Last time out, the Tigers defeated No. 24 Kentucky, 69-60. The Wildcats dropped four spots from No. 21 in the new NCAA D1 Associated Press rankings, released Monday. This was the first time in program history the Tigers beat the Wildcats.

In the Tigers win against Kentucky, Mizzou’s Kassius Robertson and Jordan Barnett each scored 16 points.

With two wins against Alabama and Kentucky, Mizzou improves their chances for a NCAA Tournament bid.

The Rebels have been impressive at home, winning 4-of-5 conference matchups this season.

Mizzou is looking for its 3rd consecutive win against Ole Miss.

With a win, the Tigers would move to 16-8 on the season and 6-5 in conference play.

Tip-off between the Missouri and Ole Miss is scheduled for 8 p.m.

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