Southern Illinois Falls 72-59 Against Missouri - Game Recap

Missouri got a 31-point performance from Jordan Clarkson as Missouri handed Southern Illinois a 72-59 defeat on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.

Missouri earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 16.5-point spread.

Missouri got 17 points from Jabari Brown and another 11 points from Earnest Ross. Jordan Clarkson contributed 5 assists, while Ryan Rosburg cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.

Southern Illinois got 17 points from Desmar Jackson in a losing cause and another 8 points from Bronson Verhines. Tyler Smithpeters contributed 3 assists for them, while Anthony Beane had 5 rebounds.

Missouri hit the break leading 35-34 before taking care of business in the second half.