PHOTO GALLERY: Missouri men's basketball team advances to Big 12 championship
Saturday, March 10, 2012 | 1:03 a.m. CST;
updated 10:58 a.m. CST, Saturday, March 10, 2012
The Missouri men's basketball team advances to the Big 12 tournament title game after beating Texas 81-67 on Friday night in Kansas City. Phil Pressey scored a career-high 23 points in the win. Despite suffering an injury, Kim English shot 90 percent from the field and scored 23 points.
Missouri will face Baylor, which beat Kansas 81-72. The game starts at 5:00 p.m. Saturday in Kansas City.
Missouri guard Kim English goes for a layup during the game against Texas at the Big 12 Semifinals in Kansas City on Friday night. Missouri was leading 39-32 at halftime.
Missouri center Steve Moore dives for the ball during the game against Texas at the Big 12 Semifinals in Kansas City Friday.
Missouri guard Kim English's ankle is assessed after an injury from a foul during the second half of the game against Texas at the Big 12 Semifinals in Kansas City Friday. English returned to the game later in the half.
Missouri coach Frank Haith reacts to a defensive foul during the second half of the game against Texas during the Big 12 semifinals in Kansas City.
Missouri forward Laurence Bowers reacts at the end of the second half at the Big 12 Semifinals in Kansas City.
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