February 21, 2007

Missouri sinks OU's tourney hopes

Michael Neal put up one of his best shooting performances of the season as he led all scorers with 18 points, but Neal and the Sooners couldn't close strong from the free throw line as they lost 72-68 to Missouri in Columbia.

Neal missed the front-end of a one-and-one with the game tied at 64-64 with just 1:18 remaining.

Missouri re-took the lead by following Neal's miss with a Keon Lawrence jumper.

But Oklahoma had a chance to tie the game once again as Taylor Griffin went to the free throw line trailing 66-64.

But once again, the Sooners missed the front-end of a one-and-one with just :26 remaining in the game.

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