PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball falls to Kansas State
By MISSOURIAN STAFF
February 21, 2012 | 10:57 p.m. CST
COLUMBIA — The Missouri men's basketball team lost to Kansas State 78-68 on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena for its first home loss of the season. Missouri fell to 25-3 on the year and 12-3 in Big 12 Conference play.
Senior forward Ricardo Ratliffe attempts to block Kansas State junior guard Rodney McGruder's shot on Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena. Ratliffe blocked one shot against Kansas State in Missouri's 78-68 loss.
Missouri sophomore Anthony Roderman cheers as the Tigers pull to within six points of Kansas State on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. The Wildcats handed Missouri its third loss of the season and its first loss at Mizzou Arena, beating the Tigers 78-68.
Missouri guard Kim English reacts after an offensive foul was called against Kansas State guard Will Spradling in the Tigers' 78-68 loss Tuesday at Mizzou Arena.
Missouri guard Michael Dixon lofts an unbalanced shot toward the basket in the Tigers' 78-68 loss to Kansas State Tuesday night at Mizzou Arena. Dixon led No. 3 Missouri with 21 points, but the Tigers shot only 38 percent from the field.
Missouri coach Frank Haith looks out on the court during a timeout in the first half of the men's basketball game against Kansas State Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. The Tigers lost to the Wildcats 78-68.
Sophomore guard Phil Pressey runs past Kansas State junior guard Martavious Irving on Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. Pressey scored eight points and had seven assists in Missouri's 78-68 loss.
Senior center Steve Moore gestures toward an instant replay of his fifth foul in the second half of Missouri's game against Kansas State Tuesday at Mizzou Arena. Missouri lost 78-68.