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Bowers lifts No. 12 Missouri over No. 10 Illinois

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 ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Laurence Bowers had 23 points and 10 rebounds to lead No. 12 Missouri over No. 10 Illinois 82-73 in the annual Braggin' Rights game on Saturday.

   Alex Oriakhi added 13 points and 14 rebounds as Missouri (10-1) won its fourth straight in the 32-year-old series. Jabari Brown had 18 points and Phil Pressey handed out 11 assists.

   Brandon Paul led Illinois (12-1) with 23 points. Tyler Griffey scored 14, Joseph Bertrand had 13 and Nnanna Egwu 12 for the Illini.

   Missouri used a 9-0 run late in the game to take the lead for good at 70-64. Brown led the spurt with four points.

   The Tigers held a 58-35 edge on the boards and outscored Illinois 44-24 in the paint.

   Illinois, which leads the overall series 20-12, won nine meetings in a row from 2000-08.

   AP-WF-12-23-12 0156GMT

 

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