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Wildcats Top Tigers

Posted By Nate Jacobson On Feb 26 2011 @ 9:00 pm In Missouri | No Comments

The Tigers woes away from Mizzou Arena continued on Saturday afternoon. Kansas State used 20-10 run in the last six minutes to defeat the Missouri 80-70.

A three-pointer by Tigers guard Michael Dixon (10 points) with 6:16 left evened the scored at 60. From that point on the Wildcats scored 16 out of the next 18 points to cruise to victory.

The Wildcats were the better team in the first half scoring then first 10 points in the game. The Tigers settled down to cut the lead to three by halftime.

The second half came down to depth as each team was decimated by foul trouble. Most notably the Wildcats were without star guard Jacob Pullen (24 points) for most of their second half explosion because he picked up four fouls midway through the second half.

The Tigers received more than half their points from Marcus Denmon (22 points) and Laurence Bowers (16 points). Denmon continues to be the Tigers most consistent player in home and road games.

Curtis Kelly scored 15 points and Rodney McGruder added 10 for the Wildcats.

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