Appalachian State vs Missouri Recap - Missouri Wins 72-56
Missouri got 23 points from Laurence Bowers en route to a 72-56 victory over Appalachian State on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 27-point spread.
Missouri got 13 points from Earnest Ross and another 12 points from Keion Bell. Phil Pressey contributed 7 assists, while Earnest Ross cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Appalachian State got 29 points from Jay Canty in a losing cause and another 9 points from Nathan Healy. Jamaal Trice contributed 3 assists for them, while Jay Canty had 6 rebounds.
Missouri led at halftime, 39-21.
Missouri won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 45-31.