No. 10 MISSOURI 104,
KENNESAW ST. 67
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Ricardo Ratliffe and Michael Dixon had 18 points each and No. 10 Missouri shot 60 percent from the field in a 104-67 rout of Kennesaw State on Thursday night.
Marcus Denmon added 17 points and Phil Pressey had nine points and 10 assists for the Tigers (10-0), unbeaten after the first 10 games for the first time since an 11-0 start in 1991-92. They extended their homecourt non-conference winning streak to 65 games.
Freshman Delbert Love had a career-best 27 points with five 3-pointers for Kennesaw State (2-6), which has lost four straight. Markeith Cummings had 17 points and six rebounds before fouling out with 3:49 to go.
Frank Haith became the first Missouri coach to win his first 10 games since 1920-21.
NO. 14 WISCONSIN 66,
SAVANNAH ST. 33
MADISON, Wis. — Jared Berggren scored 13 points to lead four Wisconsin players in double figures.
Playing for the last time before final exams begin, the Badgers (10-2) used runs of 11-0 and 11-2 in the first half to push their lead to 30-10 with 4 minutes left.
The Tigers (4-8) looked like they might give Wisconsin a challenge early in the second half. They cut the lead to 15 points twice, the last time at 41-26 with just under 14 minutes to go. But Wisconsin went on a 23-4 run over the next 12 minutes.
Cedric Smith and Arnold Lewis led the Tigers with eight points each.
Ryan Evans and Jordan Taylor both scored 12 points for the Badgers, while Josh Gasser had 10.
NO. 24 MURRAY ST. 89,
MURRAY, Ky. — Ed Daniel and Ivan Aska both scored 16 points and Murray State won its first game as a ranked team in 13 years.
The Racers (10-0) have Steve Prohm off to the best start for a rookie coach in Murray State history.
Isaiah Canaan added 13 points for the Racers, who won their 14th straight non-conference game, a streak dating to February 2009.
The Racers, who forced Lipscomb into 23 turnovers, had 15 steals and 25 assists.
Malcom Smith led the Bisons (6-6) with 13 points, while Robert Boyd added nine.