Campus Corner

The Star's blog on college sports, featuring Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri

MU’s Bowers is SEC player of the week

12/24/2012 4:07 PM

05/16/2014 8:37 PM

Missouri senior Laurence Bowers continues to build on an impressive senior campaign.

The 6-foot-8 forward from Memphis was named SEC player of the week on Monday after averaging 17 points and six rebounds in two MU wins last week.

Bowers scored a team-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in Missouri’s win over No. 10 Illinois on Saturday, helping the Tigers to their fourth straight win in the annual Braggin’ Rights Game.

Just one year removed from a serious knee injury, Bowers leads Missouri (10-1) in scoring (16.9) and is second in rebounding (6.7). He is also shooting a team-best 57.4 percent from the floor and has made 56.5 percent of his three-pointers.

Videos

Join the discussion

is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service