Laurence Bowers honored by SEC, Tigers move into top 10
Tuesday, December 25, 2012
Missouri forward Laurence Bowers was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week for his performance against Illinois.
Bowers was a big part of the Tigers’ 82-73 victory against the previously unbeaten Illini on Saturday in St. Louis. He scored a team-high 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. He also had four assists.
Bowers leads Missouri (10-1) in scoring at 16.9 points per game, and is second in rebounding with 6.7 per game. He leads the team in shooting percentage (57.4) and three-point percentage (56.5).