COL BKB: Missouri 81, Vanderbilt 59

Jan. 26, 2013 at 7:17 PM

COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 26 (UPI) -- Jabari Brown netted 21 points and Alex Oriakhi added 18 with 12 rebounds Saturday in 22nd-ranked Missouri's 81-59 humbling of Vanderbilt.

Phil Pressey had 12 points and six assists for the Tigers (15-4, 4-2 SEC), who won their fifth straight in the absence of leading scorer Laurence Bowers, who was averaging 16.8 points per game before spraining a knee ligament this month against Alabama.

Missouri used a 32-2 surge in the first half to put the contest away.

Rod Odom led Vanderbilt (8-10, 2-4) with 17 points.

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