Tuscaloosa, AL (SportsNetwork.com) - Levi Randolph tallied 20 points, helping the Alabama Crimson Tide defeat the Missouri Tigers, 62-49, in SEC action at Coleman Coliseum.
Randolph shot 6-of-11 from the field for the Crimson Tide (14-8, 4-5 SEC), who returned to good form after losing back-to-back games. Retin Obasohan and Shannon Hale netted 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Keanau Post logged 11 points for the Tigers (7-15, 1-8), who have dropped eight consecutive games. Keith Shamburger helped with 11 assists.
The hosts shot 40.0 percent from the field in the opening half, while the visitors were just below that mark at 38.5 percent. The score was 26-24 in favor of the Tide at halftime.
The Tigers dropped off in the second half, hitting just 26.7 percent, including only 2-of-15 from the perimeter. The home team shot 47.1 percent and ended the game with their largest lead of the evening.
Alabama was given plenty of opportunities at the free-throw line and knocked down 24-of-34 for the contest.