COLUMBIA, Mo. - Mizzou knows the road to a Big 12 Championship goes through Lawrence.
The No. 4 Kansas Jayhawks (23-5, 13-2) will clinch of its eighth-straight Big 12 Championship with a victory Saturday against rival No. 3 Missouri (25-3, 12-3). The game is the last regular-season match-up between the border rivals. Mizzou will play in the Southeastern Conference next season.
Missouri defeated Kansas earlier this month in Columbia. The Jayhawks controlled the game late, but could not close out the Tigers in the last two minutes of the game. Senior guard Marcus Denmon scored 29 points in the win.
Tip-off is at 3:00 p.m. on CBS.
News and Notes:
*11-0: Mizzou finished off Kansas in the first meeting with an 11-0 run to end the game. Senior guard Marcus Denmon scored nine of those points in the final two minutes of the game.