Isiaih Mosley is “ready”; what Alabama is doing well

After losing two games away from home and falling out of the top 25 last week, Missouri basketball needed a rebound.

The Tigers got that with an upset against No. 25 Arkansas at Mizzou Arena.

Several facets of the win were impressive: Missouri finished the game on a 22-9 run, erased a 10-point deficit and overcame a massive outrebound in a game where fouls and criticisms disrupted any offensive rhythm.

Now MU has a chance for another surprise as No. 4 Alabama comes to Columbia. The Tigers did this last year, upsetting No. 15 Alabama at Mizzou Arena. This year the tides are bigger and better, and the emphasis on bigger is where

“They’re weathered,” Gates said. “They have a natural talent. They can take shots. They don’t rely on one source of attack.”

MU has gone in a similar direction.

The Tigers have the second most 3-pointers in the SEC on Friday and are the most efficient scoring team in the conference.