No. 1 Kentucky has its way against Missouri, 86-37

5 years 6 days 18 hours ago Tuesday, January 13 2015 Jan 13, 2015 Tuesday, January 13, 2015 9:13:00 PM CST January 13, 2015 in Mizzou Xtra
By: The Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Kentucky (AP) - Aaron Harrison scored 16 points including five 3-pointers, and top-ranked Kentucky finally earned a conference victory in regulation by drilling Missouri 86-37 on Tuesday night.

After needing overtime to beat Mississippi and Texas A&M by nine total points, the Wildcats (16-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) had the overmatched Tigers (7-9, 1-2) under control by halftime with a 44-18 lead. The margin eventually reached 49 in the final minute as Kentucky rolled to its most decisive outcome since last month's 39-point rout of UCLA.

Harrison played a big role in that by making most of the Wildcats' eight long-range baskets. It was the second time in three games he has made at least five from behind the arc.

Willie Cauley-Stein added 13 points and Karl-Anthony Towns 12 as Kentucky shot 48 percent from the field. The Wildcats also held Missouri to a season-low 27 percent and outrebounded the Tigers 46-27.

 

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