WHO: USC (13-14, 3-11 SEC) vs. Missouri (19-8, 8-6)
WHEN: 9 p.m. Thursday
WHERE: Colonial Life Arena.
RADIO: WNKT 107.5 FM
SERIES: Missouri leads 1-0
COACHES: Frank Martin (13-14 in first season at USC, 130-68 in six seasons); Frank Haith (49-13 in second season at Missouri, 178-114 in nine seasons)
WHAT TO WATCH FOR: After playing sparingly for much of the season, USC freshman Laimonas Chatkevicius is averaging eight rebounds the past three games. This is Missouri’s first visit to USC. Laurence Bowers and Keion Bell missed the first meeting with USC. The duo combine to average 25.5 points. Though their teams are meeting for the second time, Frank Martin is 6-5 against Missouri, and Frank Haith is 2-1 against USC. USC is seeking its 10th home win of the season. A Tiger victory would give the team 20 wins for a school-record fifth consecutive season.