The first round of the 2011 Big 12 Tournament is in the books. The Missouri Tigers beat the Texas Tech Red Raiders 88-84 on Wednesday night at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
Marcus Denmon was the leader for the Tigers as he put up an impressive stat line -- 20 points, three rebounds, five assists and five streals. He was followed by Michael Dixon who put up 17 points and Kim English who had 15.
For Texas Tech, John Roberson had 28 points in an impressive night despite the loss. He went 6-of-11 from the field and had seven assists.
Mizzou moves on to face Texas A&M on Thursday night.