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COLUMBIA, Mo. Bengals Youth Jerseys . -- North Carolina Central brought heavy hearts into Mizzou Arena Monday night.Patrick Cole had 17 points, 12 rebounds and seven assists and Pablo Rivas scored 16 points on 6-for-6 shooting to help the Eagles defeat Missouri 62-52.North Carolina Central University chancellor Debra Saunders-White died of cancer Saturday at age 59. She was the first female chancellor in school history, and as coach LeVelle Moton described, the biggest cheerleader for the basketball program.She was the best chancellor on the planet, the best person on the planet, Moton said. She was a fighter and I knew she would want us to fight for her and try to pay homage and honor this game for her.NC Central (4-2), a member of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, never trailed and led 24-20 at halftime. The Eagles seemed to stymie any momentum Missouri could muster over the course of its stagnant offensive performance.Missouri (3-3) made 17 of 68 field goal attempts, shooting just 17.1 percent in the first half. It was the Tigers lowest scoring output since losing to then-No. 13 Arizona on Dec. 13, 2015.Terrence Phillips led Missouri with 17 points despite playing only 21 minutes due to foul trouble. He was 6-for-10 from the field but fouled out with 2:34 seconds remaining.We held them to 25 percent shooting and I thought that was the difference in the game, Moton said. We had Phillips in foul trouble, I think hes the heart and soul of the team. As hes out there, you can just see they have a different swagger about themselves. Fortunately, he fouled out, and at the right time.The abysmal offense was on display from the opening tip, as Missouri missed six shots and grabbed five offensive rebounds on its first possession. The Tigers went on to miss their first nine shots, most of which were put-back attempts, and finished 11-for-20 from the free throw line.I dont know what it is, we just cant get off to a good start, Phillips said. We started 0-for-9 and I think seven of those were layups, point blank layups, and I couldnt believe we were missing them. Im telling guys, `just keep shooting, those shots are going to fall and they just kind of never did for us.Im not sure Ive ever seen something like I just saw, as far as missing so many shots at the basket, Missouri coach Kim Anderson said. I dont have an explanation.Phillips hit a 3-pointer to open the second half, but the Eagles answered with an 8-0 run and maintained momentum for the duration of the half. Missouri trailed 54-50 with 1:38 seconds remaining, but the Eagles closed on an 8-2 run.TIP-INSNC Central starts five graduate seniors, making it the most experienced starting lineup in the country.Missouri forward Reed Nikko did not play after spraining his left ankle against Northwestern State. ... Forward Will Ransom was scoreless on 0-for-2 shooting, but grabbed 10 rebounds and blocked a team-high four shots. ... Missouri announced it will redshirt freshman Jakoby Kemp.BIG PICTURENC Central: Missouri was one of two Power 5 schools on the Eagles schedule. Ohio State defeated the Eagles 69-63 on Nov. 14 in Columbus. NC Central opens conference play at home against Maryland Eastern Shore on Jan. 7.Missouri: The Tigers have struggled with slow starts this season. Missouri trailed No. 7 Xavier 9-3 early before an eventual one-point overtime loss and trailed Northwestern State 14-9 before pulling away to an 84-60 win. The Tigers also defeated Tulane 67-62 on Nov. 20 despite trailing by as many as 12 points in the first half.UP NEXTNC Central hosts Southern Wesleyan Thursday.Missouri hosts Western Kentucky on Saturday in the first meeting between the schools. Wholesale Bengals Jerseys .C. -- Charlotte Bobcats coach Steve Clifford said after all of these years in the NBA hes still amazed at some of the things LeBron James does. Bengals Official Jerseys .C. -- After a listless first half, the Washington Wizards used a big third quarter run to beat the Charlotte Bobcats Bradley Beal scored 21 points and the Wizards used a 17-0 run in the third quarter to take control of what had been a close game and beat the Bobcats 97-83 on Tuesday night. www.authenticbengalsshopnfl.com/ . The Oilers come in having lost five in a row (0-4-1) and 16 of their last 20 games, dropping a 2-1 decision to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday.BANGKOK, Thailand -- Manchester United expects striker Wayne Rooney to be sidelined for a month after injuring his hamstring in training for a friendly against a Thailand All Stars team in Bangkok. Rooney flew back to England in the early hours of Friday morning, having been in Thailand less than 24 hours. "Following a scan ... on a hamstring injury sustained in training, it has been decided that Wayne Rooney should return home immediately for further assessment and rehabilitation," a statement on the Manchester United website said. "It is anticipated he will be unavailable for selection for a month." The injury was not only a major setback for Rooneys preparation for the coming Premier League season but also a prooblem for new manager David Moyes as he will be prevented from experimenting with different forward combinations in framing a gameplan for the post-Alex Ferguson era. Cheap Bengals Jerseys. United was already short of options up front for the Thailand game, with Rooneys fellow striker Robin van Persie on an extended break. Van Persie is due to join the team in Australia for the next leg of their preseason tour. The absence of Rooney and van Persie means Danny Wellbeck is likely to be the front man for the game against Thailand All Stars on Saturday evening at the Rajamangala National Stadium. Chris Smalling, Ashley Young and Shinji Kagawa -- who will only appear in the last Asian stop in Japan -- are also out of the Bangkok game. 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