Phil Pressey’s late baskets lifted Mizzou over VCU in the 3rd place game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on Saturday night. Missouri Beat Virginia Commonwealth 68-65 in a hard fought game. Pressey’s three pointer gave the Tigers a 66-65 lead. Then the talented Mizzou point guard iced the game with a late jump shot in the lane to make it a 68-65 game.
Laurence Bowers led the Tigers in scoring with 14 points and registered a double-double with 11 rebounds. The win raises Missouri’s season record to 5-1.