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Mizzou vs. William & Mary Post Game Notes

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Dec. 18, 2011

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Mizzou vs. William & Mary Post Game Notes

• Mizzou improved to 11-0 for the seventh time in program history and the first since the 1991-92 season.

• The Tigers improved their non-conference home court winning streak to 66 with the victory. The Tigers last lost to a non-conference foe at Mizzou Arena in the 2005-06 season.

• Missouri finished the home non-conference schedule with an unblemished record for the sixth straight season. The Tigers were 8-0 this year, 10-0 in 2010-11, 9-0 in 2009-10, 10-0 in 2008-09, 9-0 in 2007-08 and 11-0 in 2006-07.

• Mizzou held William & Mary to just 18 first half points, the fewest the Tigers have given up in a half this season.

• The Tigers shot at least 60 percent from the field for the second straight game after a 60.3 (35-58) percent outing against William & Mary.

• Mizzou shot 67.9 percent in the second half, the team's best shooting half of the season. The previous best was 65.2 percent in the second half against Cal.

• Junior Michael Dixon scored a career high 30 points on 13-of-19 shooting from the floor. His previous high was 19 against Northwestern State.

• With Dixon's 30 point outing and a 31-point output by Marcus Denmon against Northwestern State, this is the first time two different Tigers scored at least 30 points in the same season since 2003-04, when Rickey Paulding and Arthur Johnson accomplished the feat.

• Senior Ricardo Ratliffe hit 5-of-6 shots from the floor to up his season shooting percentage to 76.9 (70-91).

• The Tigers scored 94 points to mark their fourth 90-plus point outing of the season.

• English was a perfect 9-of-9 from the free throw line.

• The Tigers shot 85.0 (17-20) from the free throw line to mark the sixth time overall and fourth straight game the team has shot at least 80 percent from the line this season.

• Sophomore Phil Pressey dished out five assists and committed no turnovers against the Tribe. He now has 66 assists and 20 turnovers this season for an assist-turnover ratio of 3.3.