No. 24 Mizzou tops Western Michigan 66-60

No. 24 Mizzou tops Western Michigan 66-60

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Missouri extended its NCAA-best home court winning streak to 25 games after narrowly beating Western Michigan 66-60. Missouri extended its NCAA-best home court winning streak to 25 games after narrowly beating Western Michigan 66-60.

COLUMBIA, MO (RNN) - Missouri extended its NCAA-best home court winning streak to 25 games after narrowly beating Western Michigan 66-60.

The Tigers (10-0) led the Broncos (5-4) for almost the entire game, though by no more than 11 points. Western Michigan kept pace with Mizzou for most of the game, coming within 2 points halfway through the second half. The Broncos outscored the Tigers 38-35 in the second half.

The Tigers made half of their 46 field goals, six of their 16 3-pointers and 14 of their 19 free throws. Jabari Brown led Mizzou with 15 points. Jordan Clarkson added 12 points and led the Tigers with five assists and one steal.

The game marked the Tigers' 80th straight win over a nonconference opponent at Mizzou Arena.

Mizzou gets almost a week off before playing Illinois in its annual Braggin' Rights game in St. Louis on Saturday, Dec. 21.

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