Missouri started fast and finished the first half with a big 43-25 lead at halftime of their Big 12 conference opener against Oklahoma. Missouri was red hot offensively in the irst half shooting just under 61 percent from the field and hitting seven three-point buckets in the first half.
Marcus Denmon and Kim English took care of business offensively for the Tigers. Denmon leads the Tigers with 12 points and English is right behind with 11 points. Michael Dixon added nine points off the bench in the first half.
Andrew Fitzgerald has done all he can do to keep the Sooners in the game scoring 12 points and grabbing four rebounds in the first half. Leading scorer Steven Pledger has been held to just three points in the first half on 1-7 shooting. Oklahoma connected on just 34 percent of their shots in the first half.
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