Vahe Gregorian

March 18, 2014 11:26 PM

NIT is no irrelevant tourney to the Missouri Tigers

Say this for what’s been a meandering Mizzou: With ample excuse to shrug or wilt as Davidson led by as many as 13 points in the second half, the shorthanded Tigers instead played with a certain desperation and unity uncharacteristic of their season to fend off the Wildcats 85-77 on Tuesday night in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament.

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