St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Laurence Bowers had 23 points, 10 rebounds and four assists, and the 12th-ranked Missouri Tigers posted an 82-73 victory over the previously-unbeaten No. 10 Illinois Fighting Illini in the annual Braggin' Rights game.
Jabari Brown added 18 points and Alex Oriakhi scored 13 to go with 14 boards for the Tigers (10-1), who have won four straight in the series.
Phil Pressey ended with 12 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds against the Fighting Illini but converted just 3-of-19 field goals.
Brandon Paul made 11 free throws on his way to 23 points for Illinois (12-1), which got 14 points from Tyler Griffey.
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