Kingsley, Arkansas cruise past Missouri 94-61
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Moses Kingsley had 24 points, five rebounds and four blocks as Arkansas defeated Missouri 94-61 Tuesday night.
Kingsley made 8 of 8 from the field and converted 8 of 10 free throw attempts. He also had three assists, matching a career high.
Dusty Hannahs added 20 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Jimmy Whitt scored a career-high 15, including nine in the second half.
The Razorbacks shot 62.7 percent from the field, the highest shooting percentage in a Southeastern Conference game in school history.
Arkansas (9-7, 3-1 Southeastern Conference) didn't allow a field goal for the first 6:32 of the first half and opened the game on a 13-4 run. Missouri (8-8, 1-2) committed 14 turnovers leading to 23 Arkansas points.
Terrence Phillips led the Tigers with 16 points.
Arkansas made 8 of 15 from 3-point range while Missouri hit just 3 of 15 from beyond the arc.
Arkansas: The Razorbacks are the only Power 5 Conference team with three players averaging more than 15 points per game. Hannahs averages 16.3, Kingsley 16.8 and Anthlon Bell 17.3...Kingsley is the first Razorback in the last 30 years to with eight double-doubles through the first 12 games...Whitt attended Rock Bridge High School in Columbia.
Missouri: Terrence Phillips had a four-game streak of four or more assists snapped...Freshman Kevin Puryear, Missouri's leading scorer (12.5 per game) and rebounder (4.9), finished with eight and three...Mike Anderson, who left Missouri for Arkansas in 2011, is 4-3 against the Tigers.
Arkansas visits LSU Saturday.
Missouri visits No. 19 South Carolina Saturday.