Olivier Sarr scores the first basket of the second half; Missouri has missed both 3 point attempts, Davion Mintz with a basket, plus a free throw that he makes. Isaiah Jackson makes one of two, plus BJ Boston with basket and the Cats have gone on an 8-0 run bringing the 13 point halftime deficit down to just 5. Missouri makes one of two, and Kentucky scores a basket. Missouri at the lien for two, they make both leading by six. Kentucky with a basket then a 3 pointer drained by BJ Boston bring them within one, now going on a 15-3 run. Missouri with a basket, Kentucky goes to the line, makes one of two, a rebound by Mintz but it goes out of bounds. Askew at the line after a Missouri foul, he makes them both, just a two point game, 47-45. Missouri with back to back baskets up to six again, Davion Mintz drains a much needed 3 pointer for the Cats and basket, within two again, but Missouri drains a 3 pointer plus a basket and it’s a 7 point deficit for the Cats. Missouri makes both of their free throws, a goal tend for the Cats brings it back down to 7 again, BJ Boston drains a 3 pointer, Missouri answers with one as well, 63-56. Isaiah Jackson with a basket for the Cats, and one from Olivier Sarr, the Tigers get two free throws, plus two more. Oliver Sarr knocks down a 3 pointer, Missouri back at the line, makes one of two. 68-63. Kentucky with a basket as they are still trying to chip away at the lead, it’s down to just three. Missouri scores a basket and then they go to the line for free throws plus two more they are up to 9, Kentucky finally gets a basket and then a 3 pointer for the Cats. Kentucky tries to chip away at the lead but Missouri just adds to it as they get close and they come up short as Missouri defeats them 75-70.
Final Missouri 75, Kentucky 70
Kentucky falls to 5-11, 4-5 and they will head home to Rupp to host Tennessee.