Missouri's Bowers hurts knee, out for year

COLUMBIA, Mo., Oct. 4 (UPI) -- University of Missouri senior forward Laurence Bowers will miss the upcoming basketball season after tearing a knee ligament, Coach Frank Haith said Tuesday.

COL BKB: Missouri 76, Iowa State 70

AMES, Iowa, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Marcus Denmon poured in 25 points Saturday and No. 21 Missouri won its first conference road game with a 76-70 decision over Iowa State.

COL BKB: Missouri 84, Oklahoma 61

COLUMBIA, Mo., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Michael Dixon came off the bench to score 16 points Saturday and No. 20 Missouri stayed unbeaten at home with an 84-61 win over Oklahoma.

COL BKB: Missouri 75, Kansas State 59

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.

COL BKB: Missouri 98, North Alabama 58

COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Kim English hit on 6-of-9 attempts from 3-point range and scored 20 points Wednesday, helping No. 8 Missouri coast to a 98-58 win over North Alabama.

COL BKB: Missouri 97, Northern Illinois 61

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.

COL BKB: Missouri 75, Illinois 64

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 23 (UPI) -- Laurence Bowers scored the first four points in a late 8-0 run Wednesday that lifted 10th-ranked Missouri to a 75-64 win over No. 21 Illinois.

COL BKB: Missouri 116, Central Arkansas 63

COLUMBIA, Mo., Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Marcus Denmon and Laurence Bowers teamed up for 41 points Saturday, fueling No. 12 Missouri's 116-63 blitz of Central Arkansas.

COL BKB: Missouri 91, Ark.-Pine Bluff 63

COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Kim English and Laurence Bowers each popped in 18 points for No. 12 Missouri Sunday and the Tigers rolled past winless Arkansas-Pine Bluff 91-63.

COL BKB: Missouri 72, Wyoming 62

CANCUN, Mexico, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Michael Dixon Jr. came off the bench to score 17 points Tuesday, leading No. 12 Missouri to a 72-62 win over Wyoming in Cancun, Mexico.

COL BKB: Missouri 96, North Florida 58

COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Marcos Denmon led a parade of five Tigers scoring in double figures Saturday who led No. 14 Missouri past North Florida 96-58.

COL BKB: Missouri 74, Kansas State 68

COLUMBIA, Mo., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Marcus Denmon and Zaire Taylor scored 14 points apiece Saturday, pushing Missouri to a 74-68 Big 12 Conference upset of 10th-ranked Kansas State.

COL BKB: Missouri 94, Kansas State 74

COLUMBIA, Mo., Feb. 26 (UPI) -- DeMarre Carroll led Missouri to a quick start Wednesday that sent the eighth-ranked Tigers coasting past Kansas State 94-74.
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Kansas Jayhawks Marcus Morris (R) shoots over Missouri Tigers Laurence Bowers for two of his 12 points during the second half at the Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri on March 6, 2010. Kansas won the game 77-56. UPI/Bill Greenblatt
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