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Mizzou vs. Texas Post Game Notes

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Jan. 14, 2012

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• 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.