Game Preview: Missouri vs Austin Peay

Tigers hope to extend their home game winning streak against the Governors

The Missouri Tigers (8-3) host the Austin Peay State University Governors (8-5) on Sunday (2:00 P.M., MSN) at Mizzou Arena.  The Tigers are coming off of their best win of the young season, an 81-68 victory over the Fighting Illini in St. Louis.


Austin Peay has good size, and plays uptempo, though not likely as fast as the Tigers want to play.  Their leading scorers, Wes Channels (6'3" SR.) and Anthony Campbell (6'7" SO.), each average 14.4 points/game, and both shoot the three very well.  Those two account for over 60% of Austin Peay's 3-PT FGs. 

The Governors center, John Fraley (6'8" SO.) averages 9.6 points/game, and garners a team-leading 6.4 rebounds/game.
The Governors suffered early losses to Akron, IUPUI, N.C. State, and Drake.  But, they bounced back from a 20-point loss at Kentucky with their best win of the season, 71-68 at home over Evansville.


The Tigers have been unbeatable at home, and are riding a 25-game win streak at Mizzou Arena.  Mizzou has eight players averaging at least 19 minutes/game, and seven of those average at least 7 points/game.  Coach Anderson has been testing various line-ups and rotation combinations, as this promising young team searches for it's ultimate identity.


University of Missouri Tigers (8-3, 0-0 Big 12)

(Based off previous game's starters)


Pos. No. Name HT WT YR P/G R/G A/G S/G Hometown
F 15 Keith Ramsey 6-9 217 Sr. 5.9 6.2 1.5 2.0 Murfreesboro, Tenn.
F 21 Laurence Bowers 6-8 205 So. 9.7 5.6 1.4 1.3 Memphis, Tenn.
G 24 Kim English 6-6 200 So. 16.8 3.4 1.4 2.0 Baltimore, Md.
G 10 Michael Dixon 6-1 175 Fr. 8.9 1.5 3.0 0.9 Kansas City, Mo.
G 04 J.T. Tiller 6-3 200 Sr. 9.9 2.6 3.1 1.1 Marietta, Ga.


Austin Peay State University Governors (8-5, 2-0 OVC)
(Based off previous game's starters)


Pos. No. Name HT WT YR P/G R/G A/G S/G Hometown
F 04 Marcel Williams 6-7 230 So. 6.7 5.7 1.2 0.8 Ocoee, Fla.
F 25 Anthony Campbell 6-7 205 So. 14.4 4.5 1.5 1.1 Edwardsville, Ill.
C 21 John Fraley 6-8 220 So. 9.6 6.4 0.5 0.2 Clarksville, Tenn.
G 03 Caleb Brown 6-0 175 Jr. 4.8 2.6 3.3 1.1 Memphis, Tenn.
G 22 Wesley Channels 6-3 202 Sr. 14.4 4.3 3.1 1.3 Memphis, Tenn.

Comparative Statistics
            MU   AP   
Record:    8-3  8-5
FGM:       326  321
FGA:       713  714
FG %:     .457 .450
3pt FGM:   102   80
3pt FGA:   249  216
3FG %:    .410 .370
FTM:       150  216
FTA:       202  317
FT %      .743 .681
Points:    904  938
Per Game: 82.2 72.2
Reb./Gm   36.9 34.4
Steals    13.0  6.2
Assists:  18.0 13.5
Blocks:    5.6  3.8
Season Statistics

TOTAL 3-PTS REBOUNDS
## Player GP GS Min Avg FG FGA Pct 3FG FGA Pct FT FTA Pct Off Def Tot Avg PF FO A TO Blk Stl Pts Avg
24 ENGLISH, Kim 11 7 256 23.3 62 140 .443 29 71 .408 32 41 .780 12 25 37 3.4 16 0 15 24 0 22 185 16.8
12 DENMON, Marcus 11 4 214 19.5 37 86 .430 23 55 .418 14 22 .636 12 29 41 3.7 15 0 13 15 3 12 111 10.1
04 TILLER, J.T. 8 8 188 23.5 27 67 .403 3 14 .214 22 26 .846 9 12 21 2.6 18 0 25 18 1 9 79 9.9
21 BOWERS, Laurence 11 4 213 19.4 45 77 .584 2 3 .667 15 15 1.000 31 31 62 5.6 24 0 15 11 17 14 107 9.7
10 DIXON, Michael 11 5 209 19.0 38 83 .458 12 31 .387 10 14 .714 2 14 16 1.5 15 0 33 11 0 10 98 8.9
11 TAYLOR, Zaire 11 9 282 25.6 29 62 .468 16 28 .571 16 24 .667 9 23 32 2.9 22 0 33 14 3 27 90 8.2
23 SAFFORD, Justi n 11 7 215 19.5 33 73 .452 6 13 .462 11 14 .786 10 31 41 3.7 23 0 15 17 9 9 83 7.5
15 RAMSEY, Keith 11 11 282 25.6 25 44 .568 0 2 .000 15 20 .750 25 43 68 6.2 25 0 18 21 13 22 65 5.9
03 PAUL, Miguel 10 0 140 14.0 15 32 .469 8 19 .421 5 10 .500 2 6 8 0.8 13 0 27 10 0 8 43 4.3
33 STONE, Tyler 5 0 26 5.2 5 11 .455 0 0 .000 0 1 .000 2 5 7 1.4 1 0 1 1 1 1 10 2.0
25 SUTTON, Jarrett 5 0 20 4.0 3 11 .273 3 11 .273 0 0 .000 0 1 1 0.2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 1.8
32 MOORE, Steve 11 0 117 10.6 6 20 .300 0 2 .000 4 7 .571 4 10 14 1.3 21 0 3 7 11 7 16 1.5
35 UNDERWOOD, John 7 0 38 5.4 1 7 .143 0 0 .000 6 8 .750 8 9 17 2.4 13 0 0 0 3 2 8 1.1
TM TEAM 23 18 41 3.7 0 5 0
Total 11 326 713 .457 102 249 .410 150 202 .743 149 257 406 36.9 206 0 198 154 61 143 904 82.2
Opponents 11 235 623 .377 50 187 .267 160 222 .721 158 264 422 38.4 199 - 117 242 32 76 680 61.8


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