(COLUMBIA, Mo.) Missouri got all they could handle from Southeast Missouri State Tuesday Night, finding themselves down 10 at halftime.
The Tigers, however, woke up in the second half to defeat the Redhawks 81-65 on their home floor.
Laurence Bowers was instrumental in the comeback effort, leading Missouri (7-1) with 21 points and nine rebounds. Phil Pressey was the other starter in double figures with 17.
Tony Criswell added 13 points, while Keion Bell poured in 12.
The 12th-ranked Tigers host Tennessee State on Saturday.