Mizzou vs. Baylor Post Game Notes

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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.

 

 

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