Wednesday, February 15, 2012 | 10:49 p.m. CST;
updated 4:40 p.m. CST, Thursday, February 16, 2012
COLUMBIA — The No. 3 Missouri Tigers beat the Oklahoma State Cowboys 83-65 at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday night.
Missouri (24-2) is now tied with Kansas atop the Big 12 Conference standings. Both teams are 11-2 in conference play.
Five Missouri players scored in the double-digits: Marcus Denmon led the team with 17 points; Michael Dixon and Ricardo Ratliffe each had 15; and Phil Pressey and Kim English each had 13. Ratliffe also led the team with 12 rebounds.
Matt Pressey and Steve Moore during pregame introductions Wednesday at Mizzou Arena against Oklahoma State.
Oklahoma State's Brian Williams drives to the basket during Wednesday night's game at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri's Ricardo Ratliffe swats away a shot by Oklahoma State's Brian Williams during Wednesday's victory over the Cowboys. Ratliffe had a double-double with 15 points and 12 rebounds.
Michael Dixon attempts to score at Mizzou Arena Wednesday evening. The Tigers beat the Cowboys 83-65.
Missouri guard Phil Pressey blocks Oklahoma State guard Le'Bryan Nash at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. The Tigers beat the Cowboys 83-65.
Frank Haith shakes the hand of Oklahoma State guard/forward Brian Williams at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. The Tigers beat the Cowboys 83-65.