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Archive for Sunday, January 13, 2008

Late three boosts Mizzou

January 13, 2008

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— Alyssa Hollins scored 25 points and hit a crucial three-pointer in the final minute to lead Missouri past Texas Tech 68-59 on Saturday night.

Hollins was 5-of-6 from three-point range, including her final attempt that put the Tigers (8-7, 1-1) ahead 65-59 with 39 seconds left.

Dominic Seals led the Red Raiders (12-4, 0-2) with 17 points, and Erin Myrick had 15 points and 10 rebounds.

Texas Tech led by eight midway through the second half before Missouri came back. The Tigers went ahead for good at 56-55 on a layup by Amanda Hanneman with 5:24 remaining.

Trailing 60-59, the Red Raiders had several chances to go in front but committed two turnovers and had a Seals layup attempt blocked by Shakara Jones.

Jessra Johnson had two free throws and two steals to help keep Missouri in front before Hollins' clinching three-pointer.

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