In their first game in Cancun, the Missouri Tigers started strong and never looked back.
Wichita State took twice as many shots as the Tigers, but the Tigers hit their shots on the way to a 49-44 victory in their first game as part of the Cancun Challenge.
Sydney Crafton scored 14 points to lead the Tigers in a game where they never trailed in the second half. Liz Smith had 7 rebound to lead the team.
Mizzou improves to 4-0 on the season and will play their second game of the round robin challenge Friday afternoon against the Green Bay Phoenix. Tip-Off comes at 5pm with pregame at 4:45pm on your home for Mizzou women’s basketball, ESPN 100.5 and Total Sports Station 103.1 KTGR.