The Missouri Tigers jumped out to an early lead over North Florida in their second regular season basketball game of the year. The Tigers led 16-2 at one point before letting North Florida rally a little to get back into it, 41-33, at halftime.
For the Tigers, Laurence Bowers and Michael Dixon have combined for 16 of their 41 points. Ricardo Ratliffe has added eight points while Marcus Denmon has six. Phil Pressey has a nice line with six points, two rebounds, three assists and three steals.
Kim English has attempted one shot (he missed it) and is 1-of-2 at the free throw line for one total point at halftime.
The Tigers are leading 41-33 at halftime. We'll see if they let North Florida hang around a la Western Illinois.