Tigers eye change of pace against undefeated Hoyas

Georgetown’s Austin Freeman dunks the ball during the second half of a game against North Carolina-Ashville on Saturday.

Georgetown’s Austin Freeman dunks the ball during the second half of a game against North Carolina-Ashville on Saturday. Photo by The Associated Press.

The Missouri Tigers have had a maddening habit of slow starts this season.

It’s one they want to break, starting tonight against the Georgetown Hoyas.

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“It’s just something we have to fix,” junior forward Lawrence Bowers said as the ninth-ranked Tigers (5-0) prepared to face the 16th-ranked Hoyas (6-0) at 8 p.m. at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.

The game will be televised on ESPNU.

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