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Thomas Maurer, 23 Sports

Saturday, February 20-

Coming off two wins in a row, the Missouri basketball team traveled over to Arkansas to try and avenge its loss earlier in the year. Things did not go as planned as the Tigers fell 84-72.

Three players led the Razorbacks in double-digit scoring. Juniors Dusty Hannahs and Moses Kingsley along with senior Jabril Durham carried the team.

Hannahs knocked down four three-pointers on the night, pushing his way to a 22-point outing. Not far behind him was Kingsley who posted a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Durham added 17 points to his stat line as well.

The Razorbacks hit 10 threes on the night, but three of them were all hit within a couple minutes of each other in the second half. This pushed the lead out to 17, giving Arkansas some breathing room coming down the stretch.

The Tigers were roughly close to Arkansas in terms of playing quality. They shot 39 percent from the field while Arkansas only shot one percent better at 40.

Leading the way for the Tigers was freshman Kevin Puryear, who posted 23 points and seven rebounds. He also shot 10 of 11 from the free-throw line.

Senior Ryan Rosburg, who prior to this game had been dominating for the Tigers, was non-effective Saturday night.

Due to constant foul trouble, his minutes were limited. He only had 11 points and two rebounds on the night.

Sophomore Namon Wright had a game once again. He posted 12 points and 12 rebounds to help out Puryear.

Once again, though, it was not enough for the win. The Tigers are now 10-17 with only four games left.

The Tigers will fix their attention to a familiar opponent this Tuesday, as they will travel over to Oxford, Mississippi to take on the Ole Miss Rebels at 8 p.m.

For more live updates and information stay here at mutv.missouri.edu or follow the team @MizzouHoops.

Photo courtesy of ktrs.com.