The Wildcats and Tigers will face each other during 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 seasons By Christian Petersen
COLUMBIA, MO (Missouri Basketball App) – The University of Missouri announced on Wednesday it has reached an agreement with the University of Arizona to play a home-and-home series with the Wildcats.
The series will begin during the 2015-2016 season when the Tigers travel to Tuscon on Dec 13, 2015. The following season, the Wildcats will visit Mizzou Arena on Dec 10, 2016.
Missouri and Arizona have only met twice on the hardwood. The two programs faced each other for the first time on Dec 29, 1984 in Honolulu at the Hawaii Pacific Invitational. The Tigers prevailed 76-73. The squads met again on March 26, 1994 in an Elite Eight match-up. Arizona won the re-match, 92-72.