UCLA vs. Missouri: Twitter Reaction, Postgame Recap and Analysis
From Bleacher Report - Front Page
December 29, 2012 - 12:23am
Few saw this coming, but UCLA gave Missouri all it could handle in this game. It turns out that the seventh-ranked Tigers couldn't take the heat, as the Bruins shocked them, 97-94. This matchup was dominated by two offenses that seemingly couldn't miss. Missouri went 47.5 percent from the field, while UCLA shot 50.6 percent. The level of efficiency Friday night was simply awesome to watch.What really kept the Bruins in this game, though, was their care for the ball. With just six turnovers on the night, compared to 17 for Missouri, UCLA's precision on offense ended up being a decisive factor.Phil Pressey's dynamic play for Missouri was a big story, despite the loss. Pressey scored 19 and posted a school-record 19 assists to lead the Tigers' offensive onslaught.UCLA's Shabazz Muhammad is worthy of high praise for his performance in the game. His 27 points paved the way for ...
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