Laurence Bowers scored 23 points with seven rebounds as 12th-ranked Missouri grabbed an 82-73 win over number-10 Illinois. Alex Oriakhi added 13 points and 14 rebounds while Phil Pressey scored 12 points with 10 assists and seven boards. Jabari Brown netted 18 points with seven rebounds as the Tigers improved to 10-and-1. Brandon Paul scored 23 points with seven rebounds and five dimes for the Illini. Tyler Griffey poured in 14 points and Nnanna Eqwu had 12 points and nine boards as Illinois fell to 12-and-1. Mizzou outrebounded Illinois 48-30 in the win.