COL BKB: Missouri 97, Northern Illinois 61

Dec. 27, 2010 at 10:25 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo., Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Marcus Denmon scored 24 points Monday and Mike Anderson won his 100th game as Missouri head coach with the No. 10 Tigers' 97-61 rout of Northern Illinois.

Matt Pressey chipped in with 18 points and five rebounds and Laurence Bowers contributed 16 points and five assists for the Tigers (12-1).

Missouri got 14 points and seven boards from Ricardo Ratliffe as Anderson raised his career record as Tigers mentor to 100-47 since arriving in March 2006.

The Huskies (3-7) were led by Tim Tolar's 13 points and seven rebounds.

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