Michaelis’ Game-Winner Sends Missouri to Second Round of the NCAA Tournament with 66-64 Victory
3/18/2017 6:45:14 AM
By John Covington
No. 6-seeded Mizzou Women's Basketball (22-10) advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a thrilling 66-64 victory over No. 11-seeded South Florida on Friday night in Tallahassee, Fla. Senior guard Sierra Michaelis made a go-ahead game winning basket with 0.6 seconds left to lift Mizzou past the Bulls.
Michaelis poured in a team-high 16 points, including 13 second-half points to lead Mizzou. She added nine rebounds and two assists in a gritty effort. Sophomore forward Cierra Porter secured her team-best 12th double-double of the season with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Redshirt senior Lindsey Cunningham and sophomore Sophie Cunningham added 13 points and 12 points, respectively, to give Mizzou four players in double figures.