Kansas defeats Missouri men's basketball team
Saturday, March 5, 2011 | 1:37 p.m. CST;
updated 4:45 p.m. CST, Saturday, March 5, 2011
Kansas' Tyshawn Taylor drives for a shot against Missouri's Steve Moore.
COLUMBIA — The Missouri men's basketball team lost its regular season finale 70-66 to Kansas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena. With the loss, Missouri falls to 22-9 and 8-8 in Big 12 Conference play.
Laurence Bowers led Missouri with 22 points, while Kansas forward Marcus Morris led the Jayhawks with 21 points.
At the end of the game, Missouri narrowed Kansas' lead to 63-59 with a minute remaining, but Kansas' Tyrel Reed hit a 3-pointer to end the Tigers' comeback. After that, Missouri had to continually foul Kansas in the final minute and was never able to pull any closer.
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