Feb. 11, 2012
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Mizzou improved to 23-2 overall and 10-2 in Big 12 Conference play.
The senior class now has an all-time record of 65-3 at Mizzou Arena.
The win marked the 100th victory for the Mizzou senior class, which ties the all-time four-year span wins mark. The 1980-83 team also posted 100 wins. The class now has an all-time record of 100-31.
The Tigers are 3-0 in games against top-10 opponents this season, with two wins against Baylor and one against Kansas. It marks the first time since 2003 the team had three wins against top-10 competition.
Senior Marcus Denmon now stands in 10th place on Mizzou's all-time scoring list with 1,605 points. He passed Jon Sundvold during the game, who ended his career with 1,597.
The Tigers made a season high 14 3-pointers against Baylor. It marks the ninth time this season the team made at least 10 in a game.
Mizzou also shot 50 (14-28) percent from behind the arc, the third time this season the team shot at least 50 percent.
For only the third time in Missouri history, three different players made at least four 3-pointers in a game, as Denmon, Michael Dixon and Phil Pressey all had four.
Denmon reached double figures for the 21st time this year and the 75th of his career.
Pressey led the Tigers with 19 points, his highest output since he scored a career high 22 against Mercer in the second game of the year. Pressey reached double figures for the 13th time this season and the 23rd of his career.
Senior Kim English scored in double figures for the 18th time this season and the 65th of his career, after finishing with 12 points.
Dixon scored 16 points to reach double figures for the 16th time this year and the 45th time of his career.
Denmon and Dixon each dished out six assists in the game, one shy of their career highs.