Porter scores 24, Missouri ends skid with win at Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP)   Jontay Porter scored a career-high 24 points, including four 3-pointers, and Missouri ended its three-game losing streak with a 74-66 win at Vanderbilt on Tuesday night.

Porter hit 9 of 10 from the floor, including all four of his 3-point attempts. The 6-foot-11 freshman enjoyed a strong overall game with seven rebounds and six assists.

Jordan Barnett added Barnett added 17 points for the Tigers (19-11, 9-8 Southeastern Conference), who spoiled the Commodores' home finale.

Missouri shot 58 percent from the field, making 26 of 45 and was 12 of 22 from 3-point range.

Senior Jeff Roberson led last-place Vanderbilt (11-19, 5-12) with 19 points in his final game at Memorial Gym.

Fellow senior Riley LaChance exited with 17 points, including five 3-pointers. Both players received standing ovations from the crowd of 8,812 when leaving the court during the final seconds.

The Tigers outscored the Commodores 44-34 in the second half while shooting 65 percent from the floor.

Vanderbilt made 8 of its first 15 shots from 3-point range to take a 32-30 halftime lead.

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