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Missouri Vs. Texas Score: Tigers Lead Longhorns 27-22 At Halftime

The Missouri Tigers carry a 27-22 lead into halftime of a sluggish affair with the Texas Longhorns. The Tigers hit just 38 percent of its shots in the first half and are led by eight points from Phil Pressey and Michael Dixon.

Dixon hit all three of his attempts in the first half off the bench for the Tigers. Leading scorer Marus Denmon is off to a slow start with four points on 2-8 shooting. The Tigers' offense could use a bump in the ball movement category after finishing the first half with just three assists as a team.

Julien Lewis scored eight points to lead the Longhorns who were worse offensively hitting only 32 percent of its first-half attempts and recording no first half assists. J'Covan Brown has four points while Alexis Wangmene and Jaylen Bond have three each.

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