VIDEO: Mike Anderson discusses Steve Moore’s impact on Mizzou’s win
November 19, 2010
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While Steve Moore’s final stat line from Mizzou’s 66-61 win over Western Illinois wasn’t eye-popping, his impact on the game shouldn’t be understated. Moore netted nine points, making all three field goals he took—including a three-pointer—and grabbed five rebounds in just 14 minutes on the floor.
That three-pointer came at a crucial time, though, as it put Mizzou up 34-29 going into halftime. That five-point lead would ultimately be Mizzou’s final margin of victory.
Mike Anderson viewed that three-pointer as a key moment in the game. While Anderson noted later in his press conference that he’s confided confidence in Moore’s outside shot to the big man himself, Anderson’s response to how he felt about Moore’s rare three-pointer was likely what most fans thought before the shot went in: