Mizzou plays CSU
Charleston Southern (2-5) vs. Missouri (4-3)
Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Missouri; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Missouri plays Charleston Southern in a non-conference matchup. Charleston Southern won 71-61 over Delaware State on Nov. 11, while Missouri is coming off of a 77-66 loss in Kansas City to Oklahoma on Tuesday.
TEAM LEADERS: Missouri’s Dru Smith has averaged 12.3 points, four rebounds and 4.7 assists while Mark Smith has put up 12.9 points and 5.1 rebounds. For the Buccaneers, Dontrell Shuler has averaged 18.8 points while Phlandrous Fleming Jr. has put up 9.9 points and 7.3 rebounds.
CREATING OFFENSE: Shuler has either made or assisted on 56 percent of all Charleston Southern field goals over the last three games. The sophomore guard has accounted for 20 field goals and 12 assists in those games.
WINLESS WHEN: Charleston Southern is 0-5 when scoring fewer than 61 points and 2-0 when scoring at least 61.
STREAK STATS: Missouri has won its last four home games, scoring an average of 74.5 points while giving up 51.5.
DID YOU KNOW: The Missouri defense has allowed only 58.4 points per game to opponents this season, ranking the Tigers 16th among Division I teams. The Charleston Southern offense has averaged 59.7 points through seven games (ranked 243rd, nationally).