Jan. 14, 2012
Mizzou improves to 16-1 overall and 3-1 in Big 12 Conference play.
The senior class now has an all-time record of 61-4 at Mizzou Arena.
Senior Ricardo Ratliffe posted his fourth 20-point outing of his career with 21 points.
Ratliffe finished 10-of-12 from the floor to up his nation leading season shooting percentage to 77.4 percent.
Senior Marcus Denmon recorded the first double-double of his career with 18 points and a career high 11 rebounds.
Sophomore Phil Pressey posted his second career double-double with 18 points and 10 assists in the game. He also nabbed two steals and committed zero turnovers.
Phil Pressey has now dished out 10-plus assists four times this season and five times in his career.
Phil Pressey, who entered the game with a Big 12-best 2.66 assist-turnover ratio, upped his season average to 2.9 (103 assists, 35 turnovers.
Ratliffe reached double figures for a his team high 15th time this season. Denmon reached the mark for the 14th time this year, English (14 points) the 14th time and Phil Pressey the seventh time.
The Tigers shot 53.7 percent for the game, the ninth time this season they have shot at least 50 percent.
Mizzou made 10 3-pointers in the game, the seventh time this year the team has made at least 10 in a game.
Mizzou shot 60 percent from the floor in the first half, which marked the seventh time this season the team shot at least 60 percent in a half.
Denmon made four 3-pointers in the game. It marked the sixth game he made at least four.
With the victory over Texas, 2011-12 marks the first season the Tigers defeated Texas in both football and men's basketball since 1997-98.
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