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Mizzou Cruises In Second Half, Beats North Florida, 96-58

Unlike Thursday's regular season opener against Western Illinois, the Missouri Tigers played a complete game against North Florida and walked out with a 96-58 victory. The Tigers led by eight at the half but turned it on in the second half to finish off the win.

The Tigers had five players in double digits. Marcus Denmon ended with 18 as the leading scorer and Ricardo Ratliffe finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Laurence Bowers added 12 points and 10 boards while Kim English finished with 13.

Phil Pressey had a nice stat line eight points, eight assists and five steals.

North Florida's Parker Smith and Matt Sauey ended with a combined 31 points.

It's 2-0 for Mizzou as they finish out a big victory over North Florida.