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Eye’s hot shooting leads Mizzou women to fourth straight victory

Photo by Kaysie Moore
Story by Darren Hellwege

 

Morgan Eye scored 19, the third game in a row she’s scored at least that many, as the Missouri Tigers won their fourth in a row, beating Arkansas-Pine Bluff 97-59 at Mizzou Arena Saturday evening. The win runs the Tigers’ record to 8-2 leading into a break for final exams at the University of Missouri.

“We had a really solid second half,” Tiger coach Robin Pingeton said after the win. “A lot of kids knocked down shots.” She also praised her team’s unselfishness, and the stat sheet showed why — four players scored in double figures: Eye, Bri Kulas with 18 points, Maddie Stock with 17 and Sydney Crafton with 11.

It was a close game in the early going, with Missouri turning the ball over six times in as many minutes. The Golden Lions actually had a small lead at one point, but Eye’s long-range shooting helped break it open.


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