PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri defeats Cornell in the first round

The 78-59 win sends the Tigers on to the second round of the NCAA men's basketball tournament.
Friday, March 20, 2009 | 5:49 p.m. CDT; updated 3:08 p.m. CDT, Sunday, March 22, 2009

Boise, Idaho — Cornell hung close to Missouri in the first half, trailing 29-25 at the break, but Missouri's athleticism and defensive pressure proved to be too much in the end.