COLUMBIA, Mo. — Jabari Brown hit a career-high five straight 3-pointers after an early miss and Phil Pressey responded from a shaky first half with 11 points and 13 assists, leading No. 10 Missouri to a victory over Alabama in its SEC debut Tuesday night.
Earnest Ross added a season-best 19 points for Missouri (12-2, 1-0).
OMAHA, Neb. — Ethan Wragge matched career highs with 22 points and six 3-pointers and No. 13 Creighton got off to a blistering start.
Doug McDermott added 16 points, Jahenns Manigat had 13 and Grant Gibbs 10 for the Bluejays (15-1, 4-0).