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Missouri Vs. Oklahoma Halftime Update: Sooners Keeping Up With Tigers, Mizzou Leads 36-33

The Missouri Tigers have been led by Marcus Denmon's 13 points along with Ricardo Ratliffe's 10 points and 6 rebounds as Frank Haith's basketball team leads on the road versus Oklahoma Sooners 36-33 at Lloyd Noble Center in Norman.

The Tigers made it a point of emphasis to focus on containing Sooners guard Steven Pledger and thus far in the first half Pledger has put up 10 points to lead Oklahoma in scoring. The Sooners have also received contributions from Andrew Fitzgerald and Sam Grooms with 8 points apiece.

Missouri is in a three-way tie with Baylor with equal 8-2 records and Kansas in the Big 12 title race and every win will be crucial as we creep towards March. Can Mizzou close the show on the road? Second half begins in a few minutes.

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