Columbia
28° F
Clear
Clear

Clarkson scores 31 in Mizzou win over SIU

Published On: Nov 12 2013 11:28:20 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 12 2013 11:29:06 PM CST

MU basketball highlights vs SIU, November 12th, 2013

COLUMBIA, Mo. -

  
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) - Jordan Clarkson scored a career-high 31 points and Jabari Brown added 17 to lift Missouri past Southern Illinois 72-59 Tuesday night.
    
Clarkson, Brown and Earnest Ross combined for 59 points as the rest of the Tigers only shot 5-of-11 from the field. After trading baskets through the first half, the Tigers (2-0) used a 10-4 run in the opening 3:32 after the break for a 45-38 lead and some breathing room.
    
Missouri won its 20th consecutive game at home, this time in front of a half-filled Mizzou Arena after a late tip time. The Tigers haven't lost to a non-conference opponent on their own floor since the 2005-06 opener, a span of 75 games.
    
Desmar Jackson led Southern Illinois (0-1) with 17 points in the team's season opener. The senior guard scored the Salukis' first eight points, but battled foul trouble the rest of the game.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Comments

The views expressed are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms Of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. 
blog comments powered by Disqus