Missouri women’s basketball set to host Southern Indiana | Jefferson City News-Tribune


The Missouri Tigers look to continue their good offensive start to the season tonight when they host the Southern Indiana Screaming Eagles in women’s basketball action.

Game time is 7 p.m. at Mizzou Arena (SEC Network-Plus).

Missouri (3-1) has scored 83 points in three straight games, the first time that has happened since the 2012-13 season.

Hayley Frank matched her career high with 29 points in Missouri’s last game, an 83-72 victory last Tuesday against North Alabama. She is seventh on the program’s all-time scoring list.

Grace Slaughter finished with 13 points, reaching double-digits in all four of her college games. The last player to do that in the program was Sophie Cunningham in 2015.

Southern Indiana (3-0), a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, is totaling 73 points per game and giving up an average of 53.7 to its opponents.

Vanessa Shafford, a 5-foot-9 junior guard, tops Southern Indiana in scoring (12.0), rebounds (9.0) and assists (3.0).

It will be the first meeting between the two programs.

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