COLUMBIA, Mo., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Marcus Denmon hit five 3-pointers and scored 22 points Thursday, carrying No. 10 Missouri to an 81-58 decision over Old Dominion.
Missouri (13-1) has won eight in a row since suffering its only loss of the campaign against Georgetown Nov. 30. The Tigers open their Big 12 Conference season Jan. 8 at Colorado.
The Tigers led by 12 with 5:15 to play and allowed Old Dominion just four more points the rest of the way.
Michael Dixon added 18 points and Matt Pressey had 15 for Missouri.
The Monarchs (9-3), who had a four-game winning streak snapped, got 12 points from Frank Hassell.