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COLUMBIA, Mo. Flames Jerseys 2020 . -- Its an old cliché; winning on the road in college basketball is no easy task.As a visiting opponent, having only seven players on scholarship doesnt make it any easier.It didnt seem to faze No. 20 Arizona, which looked polished and poised as it defeated Missouri for the third consecutive season, cruising to a 79-60 victory Saturday in its first true road game of the season.Rawle Alkins led the way for the Wildcats with 19 points and nine rebounds. Kobi Simmons had 19 points on 8-of-15 shooting, and Kadeem Allen added 17 points, seven rebounds and four assists.Were going through a lot right now, Arizona coach Sean Miller said. How we practice and every game, its just really crucial for us. I think that in short time, Im hopeful we can get some guys back, but in the meantime, this was a meaningful game. ... Im proud of our guys effort and approach tonight.The Wildcats (8-2) jumped out to an 8-0 lead in the first 3:12, eventually taking a 25-8 lead with 10:29 remaining in the first half. From that point, Missouri outscored Arizona 28-16 in the half, including a 7-0 run to end the opening 20 minutes.The Tigers (5-4) continued to chip away at Arizonas lead, eventually cutting the deficit to 45-41 early in the second half. However, the Wildcats responded with a 26-4 run that included a Missouri scoring drought of 6:59, halting any momentum the Tigers had mustered.I thought we did great job of coming back, Missouri coach Kim Anderson said. I was really proud of our guys and the way they competed. In the second half early, we had some chances, and then they went on a great run and for all practical purposes, put the game out of reach.Kevin Puryear had a team-best 11 points and seven rebounds. Leading scorer Frankie Hughes was held in check by the Wildcats backcourt, scoring 10 points on 2-of-13 shooting. Russell Woods had eight points and six rebounds, and Cullen VanLeer added eight points, all in the first half.A reported crowd of over 10,000 was on hand for the only currently ranked opponent on Missouris home schedule.VanLeer attributed the Tigers comeback efforts to the home crowd energy.The magnitude of the crowd was really nice to have. We appreciated everyone that came out. We were upset we couldnt get the win today, but hopefully we can continue to get bigger crowds and itll help us get rhythm and flow in the game, VanLeer said.Arizona dominated the glass, outrebounding Missouri 46-28, its worst rebounding margin of the season.The Wildcats led wire-to-wire despite nearly doubling Missouris turnovers, 15-8, and committing 22 fouls to the Tigers 11. Missouri shot 66.7 percent from the free throw line, including 9 of 17 in the second half.BIG PICTUREArizona: The Wildcats entered the game shooting 36.6 percent from 3-point range, but caught fire early against the Tigers, shooting 54.2 percent. Missouri made just 1 of 8 3-point attempts in the second half while the Wildcats made 6 of 10. Missouri was coming off a season-high 3-point output against Miami (Ohio).Missouri: A tenacious on-ball defender, Missouri point guard Terrence Phillips has struggled with foul trouble in recent games. In Mondays 81-55 win over Miami (Ohio) Phillips played only 10 minutes in the second half, finishing with four fouls. He picked up his third foul 3:56 into the second half, limiting him to just 16 minutes against the Wildcats.PIVOTAL MOMENTWoods received a bounce pass in the lane on a fast break and gathered for a two-handed slam in front of the Missouri student section that would have cut the deficit to 45-43, but missed the dunk. On the ensuing Arizona possession, Woods was whistled for a foul, leading to two free throws by Arizona forward Dusan Ristic, who finished with 12 points and six rebounds.LET DOWNFreshman 7-footer Lauri Markkanen entered the game as Arizonas leading scorer and rebounder, averaging 17.8 points and 7.2 rebounds. Against Missouri, the native of Finland had a season-low eight points to go with six rebounds, and fouled out with 2:53 remaining.Puryear discussed his approach to defending Markkanen.Just being physical with him, Puryear said. Not letting him get comfortable with where he was on the floor with the ball. He likes to operate in the mid-post area, so I tried to eliminate that.UP NEXTArizona: hosts Grand Canyon on Wednesday.Missouri: hosts Eastern Illinois next Saturday. Flames Jerseys China . -- Canadian Andrew Wiggins got the ball on the wing, made a nifty spin move and then let go with a soft floater from about 10 feet that swished through the net in Allen Fieldhouse. Calgary Flames Store .J. Jefferson has been charged with assaulting his girlfriend. https://www.cheapflames.com/ . The Canadian squad, skipped by Jennifer Jones of Winnipeg, got on the board first with two in the second end, and followed that with two more apiece in the fourth and sixth ends. LOS ANGELES -- After getting blown out by the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Lakers will try to regroup at home.The Lakers open a four-game homestand Tuesday night beginning with the Brooklyn Nets at Staples Center.Energy was an issue for the Lakers during their last outing, which resulted in a 126-99 loss Sunday to the host Timberwolves behind a career-high 47 points from Andrew Wiggins. Although the Lakers finished the three-game trip with a 2-1 mark and earned double-digit victories over the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings, the journey took its toll in Minnesota.Theres not many teams in the NBA that go three in four nights on the road and can bring it on that last night, Lakers coach Luke Walton said, according to the Los Angeles Times, referring to the debacle against the Timberwolves. Well continue to get better. At that point it becomes more mental than anything else. We didnt have that (Sunday).Despite the defeat, the Lakers (6-5) have been one of the NBAs early surprises. Los Angeles didnt record its sixth win until Dec. 30, 2015, at Boston en route to a franchise-worst 17-65 campaign.Their improved play has been mainly the by-product of their up-tempo offense, a system Walton incorporated here after two seasons with the Golden State Warriors. The Lakers ranked fifth in points per game (108.6) heading into Mondays games. They also were third in field-goal percentage (47.6), a category they trailed the Warriors and the Atlanta Hawks, two teams they beat earlier this season. Los Angeles also was the third-best free-throw shooting club at 81.7 percent.However, the Lakers have beeen careless handling the basketball. Flames Jerseys 2021. They were 25th in turnovers at 16.6 per game before Monday.Theyve also experienced problems defensively, allowing 107.5 points per game, which ranked 20th. Opponents have shot 46.6 percent (25th) against Los Angeles.Brooklyn (4-6) will be playing the second game of a back-to-back. The Nets were handed a 127-95 spanking by the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday night.It happens in the NBA. The good thing about it is you play the next night, said Nets forward Trevor Booker, who managed just four points and a first-half technical foul for his frustrations during the rout.Against the Clippers, the Nets played without center and leading scorer Brook Lopez, who the club rested because of the back-to-backs it is playing.Its just our plan for him, big picture, Nets coach Kenny Atkinson said of the teams plan to consistently boost Lopezs peak performance level, according to Newsday.Lopez appears to be on board with the plan.Weve been having meetings throughout the process, Lopez told Newsday. We had a schedule kind of planned out, but its pretty tentative. Weve mostly been playing it by ear. We felt it would be best to take one of these (two games in Los Angeles) off and just go for it after that.The Lakers swept the Nets in their two meetings last season.After Tuesdays contest, the host the San Antonio Spurs on Friday and the Chicago Bulls on Saturday. They cap their stay at home with a contest Nov. 22 against the Oklahoma City Thunder. ' ' ' 
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