Ryan Gebhart's first homer of the season, a three-run shot in the seventh inning, helped lift Missouri past Texas Tech 7-3 on Saturday morning in the final day of pool play in the Big 12 Conference tournament.


Ryan Gebhart's first homer of the season, a three-run shot in the seventh inning, helped lift Missouri past Texas Tech 7-3 on Saturday morning in the final day of pool play in the Big 12 Conference tournament.

Missouri (28-27) finished pool play 2-1 but won't advance to Sunday's championship game. The Red Raiders went 1-2.

The Tigers and Texas Tech (28-29) were tied 3-3 entering the seventh inning. The Tigers went ahead 4-3 when pinch-runner Blake Brown scored on a throwing error by second baseman Jamodrick McGruder.

Two batters later, Gebhart hit a three-run homer over the right-field fence off Tech reliever Bobby Doran (5-4). Brett Nicholas also hit a solo home run to lead off the fifth inning for Missouri.

Missouri reliever Zach Hardoin (2-2) pitched four innings, allowing three hits and striking out seven.