Missouri jumped on Oklahoma State early and cruised late to a 83-65 win to keep the Tigers home unbeaten streak intact. The Tigers built a 44-22 lead at the half behind some solid offensive execution.
Marcus Denmon did most of his work in the second half scoring 13 of his team-high 17 points after halftime. Phil Pressey, Ricardo Ratliffe and Michael Dixon added 15 points each. Kim English rounded out Missouri scorers in double figures with 13.
Missouri improves to 24-2 on the season and remains perfect at home. The Tigers are 11-2 in the Big 12 and appear to be on a collision course with Kansas in a matchup that will likely decide the conference regular season crown. Oklahoma State falls to 12-14 and 5-8 in Big 12 play.
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