Louisville Hands Mizzou 1st Loss, 84-61

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The Missouri Tigers lost their first game of the 2012-13 basketball season, falling to second ranked Louisville 81-64 at the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament in the Bahamas on Friday night.

The Tigers got behind early in the game, but battled back to down just two points at 25-23. But the second half belonged to the Cardinals, outscoring Mizzou 45-30. Phil Pressey and Alex Oriakhi led the Tigers in scoring with 15 points each.

Missouri concludes their time in the Bahamas when they play VCU on Saturday at 6:00 PM for third place in the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament.