No. 9 Missouri Vs. Iowa State Recap: Tigers Battle Back To Gain 15th Win

The Missouri Tigers defeated the Iowa State Cyclones on Wednesday night. The team bounced back from Saturday's loss to the Kansas State Wildcats.

The Missouri Tigers didn't allow Saturday's loss to the Kansas St. Wildcats, its first of the season, to keep them down against the Iowa St. Cyclones on Wednesday night. Though the team needed to overcome a two-point halftime deficit, the Tigers picked up a 76-69 victory.

The Cyclones did enter the locker room at halftime with a 38-36 lead, but the Tigers fought to 40-31 advantage in the second half. Six of seven Tigers to play in the game scored at least 10 points, led by Matt Pressey's 14 points. Steve Moore and Ricardo Ratliffe combined for 22 points and 17 rebounds. The team shot 51 percent from the field, but was just 5-of-21 from three-point territory.

The Cyclones hit 12 of its 23 three-point attempts, four each from Scott Christopherson and Chris Allen. Christopherson and Allen were the team's leading scorers with 19 and 17 points, respectively. Royce White added 16 points.

Missouri will face the Texas Longhorns on Saturday,

For more on this game, visit Missouri blog Rock M Nation and Iowa State blog Wide Right & Natty Lite. Check out SB Nation NCAA Basketball for more on the college hoops season.

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