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English breaks career records in Missouri men's basketball's victory against Binghamton

Missouri guard Kim English goes up against Binghamton guard Jimmy Gray during the second half of the game at Mizzou Arena on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011. English scored a career-high 29 points and had another career-high, seven 3-pointers.

In Missouri's 88-59 victory against Binghamton, senior forward Kim English broke career highs for points scored and 3-pointers made in a game.

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Missouri men's basketball team defeats Binghamton 88-59

Senior Kim English scored a career-high 29 points.

Missouri men's basketball leads Binghamton 46-30 at half

Senior Kim English was leading the team with 22 points.

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