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Top 25: No. 12 Missouri 68, Tennessee State 38

Published December 8, 2012 4:42 pm

Top 25 basketball • Bowers and Oriakhi both has double-doubles for Missouri.
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Columbia, Mo. • Stefan Jankovic scored all 14 of his points in the second half to help No. 12 Missouri overcome a sloppy first half en route to a 68-38 victory over Tennessee State on Saturday.

Laurence Bowers had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Alex Oriakhi added 15 points and 10 rebounds for Missouri (8-1), which defeated its second consecutive Ohio Valley Conference team following an 81-65 win over Southeast Missouri State on Tuesday.

Robert Covington scored 12 points and Jordan Cyphers added 11 points for Tennessee State (4-6), which entered the matchup having won three consecutive games. —

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