COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou's program is in the college basketball spotlight this weekend.
The No. 5 Missouri Tigers (17-1, 4-1) will meet the No. 3 Baylor Bears (17-1, 4-1) Saturday afternoon in Waco. Tip-off is at 1:00 p.m. on ESPN. This is the fifth top five match-up in the program's history since 1990.
News and Notes:
*At the Charity Stripe: Mizzou made a season-high 27 free throws in the win against Texas A&M Monday night.
*Country's Best: Senior Kim English lead the nation in 3-point field goal percentage, making 51 percent of the long-range shots.
*Balance Beam: Six different Tigers have led Mizzou in scoring the last seven games.
*Historic Game: This is the Big 12 Conference's first top-five match-up that does not include either Texas or Kansas.
Coach Frank Haith Said It:
"They're all big games," said Haith on the Baylor game. "What you cannot do is put more emphasis on one than the other."