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Saturday NCAA basketball: No. 6 Missouri at No. 22 Kansas State

Mizzou Basketball

There are only four unbeaten teams left in college basketball and that number could well dwindle by one on Saturday when No. 6 Missouri visits No. 22 Kansas State. Place your college basketball bets at WagerWeb.com!

KSU (11-2, 0-1 Big 12) enters off a 67-49 loss at Kansas. It was the Jayhawks’ 43rd victory over their state rivals in the last 46 meetings of the 272-game series. Rodney McGruder had 15 points and Jamar Samuels had 12 for Kansas State, which was only 5 for 20 from 3-point range. The Wildcats came in second in the nation averaging 28.8 free throws but were only eight of 16 from the line on Wednesday.

Missouri (14-0, 1-0) crushed Oklahoma 87-49 in its Big 12 opener. Star Marcus Denmon added 20 points for the Tigers, who were 12 for 21 from 3-point range, held the Sooners to 33 percent shooting and outrebounded them 38-23. Missouri is off to the school’s best since the 1981-82 team was 19-0.

The Oklahoma win marked the first time since Feb. 14, 2009, that Mizzou held a Big 12 foe under 50 (Nebraska, 47). The 38-point win was also the Tigers’ largest over OU since 1922 and their second-largest over a Big 12 team, second only to a 45-point win over Colorado in 2009.

The Tigers currently lead the nation in field goal percentage at 52.2 percent … The team also ranks second in scoring (86.2), first in assist-turnover ratio (1.71), eighth in steals per game (9.64), ninth in 3-point field goal shooting (.417) and second in steal-turnover ratio (0.99). Mizzou is also eighth nationally in free throw percentage (.767), connecting on 243-of-317 free throws this season

Senior big man Ricardo Ratliffe leads the nation in field goal percentage with his .767 clip this season … If he keeps at his current rate all season, the senior would obliterate MU’s single-season FG% record of 67.6 by Jeff Warren in 1990-91 … He is one of two players nationally shooting better than 70-percent.

Mizzou and K-State have met 233 times in history and the series is separated by just one game with Mizzou owning a slight edge at 117-116. The Tigers have won three of the last five meetings but have not won at K-State since Feb. 28, 2004, when Jason Conley led Mizzou with 20 points in a 79-69 win. Mizzou rallied from down 10 in that game.

SA Take: Take Missouri

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