9:00 PM ET, February 25, 2009
Mizzou Arena, Columbia, Missouri
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- The suspense was long gone when the horn finally sounded to end No. 11 Missouri's latest home-court romp.
• DeMarre Carroll scored 21 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as Missouri won for the 18th straight time at home -- a Mizzou Arena record. They've been dominant at home, going 17-0 this season with 15 of those wins coming by double digits. They have outscored opponents by more than 26 per game.
• Denis Clemente scored 33 points for Kansas State, the only Wildcats player in double figures. Their four-game win streak was snapped and it was just the second loss in their last 10 games.
• The Tigers have won 11 Big 12 games this season, the most since 1998-99. They've also won seven straight and 11 of their last 12.
• Missouri is at 15th ranked Kansas Sunday with first place in the Big 12 on the line.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-67 (.373)||28-66 (.424)|
|3P Made-Attempted||9-24 (.375)||5-13 (.385)|
|FT Made-Attempted||15-25 (.600)||33-43 (.767)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||28 (0/0)||21 (0/0)|