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Missouri Defeats Nicholls State 74-54 - Recap

Missouri cruised to victory on Friday, running Nicholls State out of the gym and running up a 74-54 score at Mizzou Arena.

Alex Oriakhi had 17 points for Missouri and Earnest Ross chipped in with 16 points. Phil Pressey had 3 assists for them, while Alex Oriakhi was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 10 boards.

Nicholls State got a 22-point performance from Fred Hunter, who was supported by 14 points from T.J. Carpenter. Lachlan Prest had 4 assists in a losing cause for Nicholls State, while Fred Hunter grabbed 5 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Missouri were victorious, as the score was 32-25 at the break.

Missouri had a 41-25 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.