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Missouri off to Los Angeles to play UCLA

Missouri off to Los Angeles to play UCLA

December 28th, 2012 in News

Missouri forward Tony Criswell chases after a loose ball with Illinois guard Brandon Paul during the second half of last Saturday's game in St. Louis. Criswell suffered a broken finger on his non-shooting hand in the game and will miss tonight's contest at UCLA.

Photo by The Associated Press /News Tribune.

The Missouri Tigers will play their first true road game of the season tonight when they take on UCLA in Los Angeles.

Game time is 9 p.m. (ESPN2-TV).

The Tigers (10-1) are 3-1 in games away from Columbia this season. UCLA (9-3) will bring a season-best four-game winning streak into the game.

Missouri leads the country in rebounds with 47.2 per game and is second with a plus-14.2 margin.

That rebounding edge could be hurt with the loss of reserve forward Tony Criswell...