Missouri’s Kevin Puryear (left) grabbed a loose ball in front of LSU’s Darius Days during Saturday’s game in Columbia.
Missouri’s Kevin Puryear (left) grabbed a loose ball in front of LSU’s Darius Days during Saturday’s game in Columbia. L.G. Patterson AP
Missouri’s Kevin Puryear (left) grabbed a loose ball in front of LSU’s Darius Days during Saturday’s game in Columbia. L.G. Patterson AP

Alex Schiffer has been covering the Missouri Tigers for The Star since October 2017. He came in second place for magazine-length feature writing by the U.S. Basketball Writer’s Association in 2018 and graduated from Mizzou in 2017.