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Mizzou women’s basketball can’t secure Braggin’ Rights against Illinois


The Mizzou women's basketball team got down early against Illinois and couldn't make a come back happen falling in the Braggin' Rights matchup 76-66.

In the first timeout of the game, the Tigers already trailed by eight and that lead was hard to diminish with the Illini shooting over 55% from the field and 45% from the three-point line.

Watch the full post-game press conference with Robin Pingeton and players below.

Hayley Frank led MU with 18 points and five rebounds. Lauren Hansen added 17 points and Sara Rose-Smith added 15 points and six rebounds off the bench.

Illinois had two players score 20+ points in Adalia McKenize and Genesis Bryant, plus Kendall Bostic added a double-double down low.

Watch extended highlights from the loss below.

As a team, Mizzou had 17 turnovers resulting in 28 points for Illinois.

With the loss, MU's non-conference schedule has come to an end with an 11-2 record.

Up next - the Tigers will play Kentucky at home on Dec. 29 at 8 p.m.

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