WASHINGTON - MARCH 17: Ricky Kreklow #2 of the Missouri Tigers tries to steal the ball from Justin Jackson #5 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the second round of the 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament at the Verizon Center on March 17, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
The Missouri Tigers begin play in the Progressive CBE Classic this week.
The Missouri Tigers won their season-opener against Southeast Missouri State on Friday night and return to action this week with a pair of non-conference home games.
On Monday night, the Tigers welcome the Mercer Bears to town for the opening game of the Progressive CBE Classic. Mercer returns two starters from a team that finished 15-18 overall and fifth in the Atlantic Sun Conference in 2010-11. The game is set to tip at 7:00 p.m. CT on the Missouri Sports Network.
Missouri returns to action on Thursday, Nov. 17, against the Niagara Purple Eagles. This game is also a part of the CBE Classic. The Eagles were 9-23 overall last season and finished eighth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The game tips at 7:00 p.m. CT on the Missouri Sports Network.
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