User ID
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Betting Tools

Missouri upsets No. 5 Florida at home

New customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Laurence Bowers had 17 points plus 10 rebounds and Missouri erased a 13-point deficit midway through the second half to rally past No. 5 Florida 63-60 on Tuesday night.

Phil Pressey added 10 assists, seven points, six rebounds and three steals for Missouri (19-7, 8-5 SEC). The Tigers didn't have Bowers a month ago in a 31-point blowout loss at Florida.

Mike Rosario had 14 points for Florida (21-4, 11-2) but missed a 3-point try at the buzzer. The Gators had won 13 of 14 and led 49-36 with 10:51 left, then hurt themselves at the foul line.

Florida missed five straight free throws in the second half, three times on the front end of one-and-ones. The slump ended when Rosario hit the second of two with 5:10 to go for a 54-50 lead.

The Gators made six of 12 foul shots overall. Missouri was 12 of 15.

The Tigers improved to 15-0 at home this season. They are 30-1 the last two seasons under coach Frank Haith.

Florida trailed by a point when Kenny Boynton missed a 3 with about eight seconds to go. Missouri's Keion Bell came up with the ball after it was tipped around and made two free throws with 3.1 seconds left.

Bowers' jumper from the key put Missouri up for good at 61-60 with 1:15 to go. Pressey's three-point play with 2:51 to go gave Missouri its first lead at 59-57. Scottie Wilkekin's 3 put Florida back up with about 1 1/2 minutes to go.

Pressey, whose ill-advised decisions have cost Missouri dearly on the road, didn't take a shot in the first half while getting two assists and three turnovers. He made his first shot from the wing with just over 14 minutes to go.

Pressey is just 1 for 23 on 3-pointers on the road in conference play, 10 for 26 at home.

Two dazzling assists by Pressey, the second wrapping around a defender to set up Bowers' dunk, capped a 12-0 run that cut Florida's lead to 49-48 with 8:02 to go.

Florida, averaging an SEC-leading 10 3-pointers in conference play, was 4 for 6 the first 7 1/2 minutes while grabbing an 18-6 lead. The Gators made just one of their last 11 3-point attempts of the half, going scoreless the final 4:39 while Missouri ended with an 8-0 run to cut the deficit to 29-26.

The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2015
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

News: Challenge Props posted
News: Iskoe's Daily Report
Marshall assistant Duhon suspended
UNC: Paige expected to play vs. Terps
Kentucky No. 1 again in AP men's poll
KU prepares for first game with Diallo
Why Buy Picks From
NCAA BK College Basketball Handicapper Sports Picks Records
NCAA BK Hot Streaks
3-0 Yesterday, 9-3 L12 Totals
4-0 G-Plays, 9-4 L13 Picks
6-1 NCAA BK Win Streak
7-2 Last 9 Selections
6-1 Last 7 Guaranteed Plays
4-1 Start This Season
7-3 G-Plays, 12-7 L19 Picks
9-5 L14 CBK Selections
7-3 Last 10 Guarantees
3-1 Record Saturday
5-2 Last 7 Guarantee Run
4-1 Record L5 Picks
9-4 L13 CBK Guarantees Gold Membership
Money Leaders
Handicapper Money
John Fisher + 616
Zack Cimini + 531
Kevin Rogers + 523
Last 7 Day Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 394
The SportsBoss + 290
Kevin Rogers + 230
Percentage Leaders
Handicapper Pct
ASA 80 %
Brian Edwards 75 %
Joe Nelson 75 %
Guaranteed Leaders
Handicapper Money
Jim Feist + 400
Joe Nelson + 385
Dave Cokin + 368
Over-Under Leaders
Handicapper Money
Antony Dinero + 1398
Doc's Sports + 200
Joe Williams + 190
Member Leaders
Handicapper Money
Kevin Rogers + 420
Joe Williams + 380
The SportsBoss + 290
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Gold Membership