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COL BKB: Missouri 84, Alabama 68

Jan. 8, 2013 at 9:52 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Jabari Brown's 3-point sharpshooting resulted in 22 points Tuesday and 12th-ranked Missouri got past Alabama 84-68 in its Southeastern Conference debut.

Brown connected on 5-of-7 shots from beyond the arc while Alex Oriakhi chipped in with 16 points and 10 rebounds for the Tigers (12-2, 1-0 SEC), who played their first-ever SEC game after bolting the Big 12 after last season.

Phil Pressey added a double-double of 11 points and 13 assists as Missouri racked up its eighth straight home victory.

Laurence Bowers left the game in the second half with a knee injury after netting 16 points for the Tigers.

The Crimson Tide (8-6, 0-1) were led by Trevor Releford with 26 points.

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