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      Missouri basketball heads to Baton Rouge to face LSU

      Missouri Basketball his the road on Wednesday looking for its first road victory of the season as the Tigers make their first-ever trip to Baton Rouge, La., to face the LSU Tigers.

      Missouri and LSU have met just once in series history, with the Missouri Tigers dropping a 68-63 contest to the No. 3 Bayou Bengals in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament in Houston

      Missouri has been very good in the month of January over the last five seasons .

      Since the 2008-09 campaign the Tigers are 29-11 in January, including three wins over nationally-ranked foes

      Missouri has won two consecutive games heading into Wednesday and could regain the services of senior forward Laurence Bowers, who has missed the last five games with an MCL sprain in his right knee.

      With Bowers on the mend, Mizzou has enjoyed its full complement of players for just two games this season .

      With injuries and a near complete roster turnover, Missouri has used seven different starting lineups this year

      Haith used the same starting lineup throughout the 2011-12 campaign.

      The Tigers are coming off an 81-59 victory over Vanderbilt and used a 34-4 run in the opening half to build a 29-point halftime lead and cruise to the big win.

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