GALLERY: MU men's basketball team holds off Iowa State
Thursday, February 11, 2010 | 12:03 a.m. CST;
updated 9:02 a.m. CST, Thursday, February 11, 2010
Iowa State's Craig Brackins grabs an offensive rebound from Missouri's Steve Moore during the first half.
COLUMBIA — The Missouri men's basketball team defeated Iowa State 65-56 on Wednesday night in front of 11,760 at Mizzou Arena.
Tigers shot poorly and played subpar defense all night, failing to get
the home crowd involved in the game. Iowa State played with just eight
scholarship players, but Missouri didn't take advantage of its depth
and let the Cyclones hang around until the final two minutes. Not until
Kim English made a 3-pointer with 1:45 left was the game in hand for
the Tigers, who move to 18-6 (6-3 Big 12) with the win.
J.T. Tiller led Missouri with 17 points, his strongest offensive
performance of the season.
Laurence Bowers rebounds the ball during the 2nd half of the Tigers game against Iowa State University at Mizzou Arena. Bowers had 12 rebounds and 10 points in the 65-56 win.
Iowa State forward LaRon Dendy attempts to block a drive by Missouri guard Marcus Denmon late during the first half of Wednesday's game.
Michele Curry of Marching Mizzou holds a placard for Justin Safford during the Missouri men's basketball game against Iowa State University at Mizzou Arena. Safford had 13 points and 9 rebounds in 32 minutes of play.
Iowa State's Justin Hamilton, left, competes with Missouri's Laurence Bowers, middle, and Keith Ramsey for a rebound in the first half of Wednesday's game at Mizzou Arena.
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