The Missouri Tigers defeated the Utah Utes 83-75 Saturday. The Tigers strung together one of their better offensive performances en route to a non-conference victory. Mizzou trailed 33-32 at the half, but exploded for 51 points in the second half to outscore the Utes by nine and improve to 6-5 on the 2021 season.

Kobe Brown posted a career high 27 points on 8-of-11 shooting and 11-of-13 from the free throw line to lead all scorers. The Tigers had four different double digit scores in the contest, including Amari Davis who scored a career high 17 off the bench, Ronnie DeGray who had 10 points and 7 rebounds off the bench, and Javon Pickett who had 12.

Mizzou takes on Illinois in the Braggin’ Rights game Wednesday at 8 pm. You can find the game on AM 1230 KWIX and 92.5 KWIX FM starting at 7:30.