Missouri vs North Carolina State Final: 68-64 - Recap
Missouri earned a 68-64 victory over North Carolina State on Saturday, getting 21 points from Jordan Clarkson at PNC Arena.
Missouri won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as underdogs.
Jabari Brown had 17 points for Missouri and Earnest Ross chipped in with 11 points. Jordan Clarkson had 4 assists for them, while Earnest Ross was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 13 boards.
North Carolina State got 24 points from T.J. Warren in a losing cause and another 12 points from Desmond Lee. Anthony Barber contributed 6 assists for them, while T.J. Warren had 13 rebounds.
Missouri trailed at halftime, 32-30.
Missouri won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 38-35.