COL BKB: UCLA 97, Missouri 94 (OT)

Dec. 29, 2012 at 12:41 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Shabazz Muhammad put UCLA in front with a minute to play in overtime Friday and the Bruins pulled off a 97-94 upset of No. 9 Missouri.

Muhammad's 3-pointer gave UCLA a 95-93 lead and Earnest Ross was unable to tie the game for Missouri when he could hit just 1-of-2 free throws with 46 seconds left.

Travis Wear hit a jumper as the shot clock was winding down to boost the Bruins' advantage to three points.

UCLA forced the overtime when Jordan Adams hit a layup with 12 seconds to go in regulation that brought about an 88-88 tie.

The Bruins improved to 10-3 by winning their fifth straight game. The Tigers (11-2) had a six-game winning streak snapped.

Muhammad led the way with 27 points while Wear had 22. The Bruins shot 50 percent from the field, but could make only 4-of-14 from beyond the arc.

Phil Pressey scored 19 points and also had 19 rebounds for Missouri.

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