Missouri men's basketball defeats Oklahoma 87-49

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 | 9:05 p.m. CST; updated 12:57 a.m. CST, Wednesday, January 4, 2012

COLUMBIA — In its first Big 12 Conference game of the season, the No. 7-ranked Missouri men's basketball team defeated Oklahoma 87-49 on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena to improve to 14-0.

Senior guard Kim English led the Tigers with 23 points and nine rebounds, sending in five 3-pointers. The senior guard, who leads the nation in 3-point shooting percentage, improved to 55.3 percent with the performance. 

Senior Marcus Denmon scored 20 points, making four 3-pointers and grabbing seven rebounds.

Senior Ricardo Ratliffe led Missouri in field-goal percentage, making 85.7 percent of his shots. Ratliffe and junior Michael Dixon both scored 13 points.

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