Missouri captured its sixth straight win to start the season with an 88-59 win over Binghamton on Sunday. Kim English scored a career-high 29 points to lead four players in double figures for the Tigers.
The Tigers' defense forced the Bearcats into 21 turnovers which led to plenty of high percentage looks. Missouri hit 55 percent of its shots and 23 of its 34 baskets came off of assists. English finished 11 of 15 from the field including 7 of 10 from behind the arc.
Ricardo Ratliffe finished hit all seven of his field goal attempts and finished with 18 points. Marcus Denmon chipped in 13 while Michael Dixon came off the bench to score 11. Missouri committed just six turnovers in the game.
Freshman forward Ben Dickinson led Binghamton with 15 points and seven rebounds. Jimmy Gray chipped in 13 while Chris Longoria and Robert Mansell were also in double figures with 12 and 11 respectively. The Bearcats shot 50 percent from the floor but couldn't overcome the turnover differential.
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