COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Marcus Denmon scored 14 points Monday and No. 14 Missouri used a ball-hawking defense to dispatch 24th-ranked Kansas State 75-59.
Phil Pressey added 13 points and recorded four steals, part of 15 thefts overall by the Tigers (16-3, 2-2 Big 12), who harassed the Wildcats into committing 23 turnovers.
The Wildcats (13-6, 1-3) were led by Jacob Pullen, who was held to 16 points on 4-of-11 shooting.
Jordan Henriquez-Roberts added 14 points and six rebounds for KSU.