COLUMBIA, Missouri (Ticker) -- Missouri will try to avoid becoming a second upset victim for Austin Peay when the schools meet on Saturday.
No. 17 Missouri had little trouble with American in its opener last Friday, dispatching the Eagles, 72-57. Ricky Clemons led the Tigers with 25 points and Ricky Paulding added 19.
Missouri is 32-16 in non-conference games under coach Quin Snyder, whose teams have posted a 36-9 home mark during his four-year tenure.
Snyder has never faced Austin Peay, which is 0-3 against Missouri under coach Dave Loos.
Loos led the Governors to an 81-80 upset over his alma mater, Memphis, last Friday. Austin Peay had a much easier time on Monday against NAIA opponent Bluefield College, winning 90-66.