Missouri beats Iowa State 82-68 to reach 20 wins

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AMES, Iowa (AP)—DeMarre Carroll scored a career-high 31 points and Missouri beat Iowa State 82-68 Saturday to clinch its first 20-win season in six years.

Kim English added 16 for the Tigers (20-4, 7-2 Big 12), who shot 57 percent from the field and 9-of-16 from 3-point range in picking up their seventh win in eight games.

The Cyclones never led, but they got as close as 46-40 early in the second half. Missouri answered with a 15-4 run to go ahead 61-44 with just over 11 minutes left.

Craig Brackins had 16 points to lead five players in double figures for Iowa State (12-11, 1-7). The Cyclones have lost six in a row and three straight at home to Big 12 opponents for the first time since 2006.

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DeMarre Carroll DeMarre Carroll
14-20,  31 Pts
9 Rebs, 5 Assists
 Iowa St.
Diante Garrett Diante Garrett
6-10,  13 Pts
3 Rebs, 11 Assists

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