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COL BKB: Missouri 91, Alcorn State 54

Nov. 13, 2012 at 11:00 PM   |   Comments

COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Phil Pressey supplied 21 points Tuesday and 15th-ranked Missouri used a big second half to speed past Alcorn State 91-54.

The Tigers (2-0) broke open a close game by scoring the final five points of the first half and then turning it on after the break, outscoring their opponents by 30 points down the stretch.

Earnest Ross scored 17 points to go with 10 rebounds while Alex Oriakhi added a double-double of 12 and 10 as the Tigers followed up on their season-opening win over SIU-Edwardsville.

The Braves (1-1) were led by LeAntwan Luckett with 14 points and Anthony Nieves with 13.

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