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The Breakdown: Iowa State @ Missouri

By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher

For my overall thoughts on tonight’s matchup between Iowa State and Missouri, click on the video above.

Here are the essentials.

Missouri (17-6, 5-3) quick hits

The Tigers defeated Colorado 84-66 on Saturday. Balance is the key to the Missouri Tigers. Seven players on Mike Anderson’s roster average between 7.9 and 15 points per game.

Kim English leads the way for Missouri. The 6-foot-6 sophomore averages 15.1 points per game and has knocked down 51 3-pointers on the year.

The Tigers lead the Big 12 in 3-pointeres made, averaging 8.5 per game.

Best win: 74-68 over Kansas State on Jan. 9.
Worst loss: 59-52 vs. Richmond (neutral court) on Nov. 28.

Iowa State (13-10, 2-6) quick hits

Iowa State has lost five out of their last six basketball games after losing to Kansas State on Saturday. The Cyclones have dropped four of five to Missouri.

Greg McDermott is 2-4 vs. Mike Anderson coached teams.

Craig Brackins has averaged 13.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in his four meetings with the Tigers.

Official Iowa State ReleaseOfficial Missouri Release

THE PICK

Missouri 82, Iowa State 69

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