COL BKB: Missouri 70, Texas A&M 51

Jan. 16, 2012 at 8:06 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Dixon netted 18 points and Ricardo Ratliffe finished with 17 Monday in fifth-ranked Missouri's 70-51 victory over Texas A&M.

Dixon connected on 4-of-7 three-point tries as the Tigers (17-1, 4-1 Big 12) extended their best start to a season since 1981-82.

Marcus Denmon chipped in with 16 points and nine rebounds for Missouri.

Elston Turner and Khris Middleton led the Aggies (10-7, 1-4) with 13 points apiece.

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