Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 3/1/12
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COLUMBIA, Mo. The loss to Kansas will not linger. After No. 7 Missouri completed its night of recovery with a 78-72 victory over NCAA Tournament-worthy Iowa State, senior guard Kim English stood near mid-court with a final request for what was left of the home crowd. It was minutes after his last game at Mizzou Arena, just four days after he lived one of his career's most painful defeats. A one-point overtime loss Saturday to then-No. 4 Kansas at Allen Fieldhouse cost the Tigers a chance at their first Big 12 Conference regular-season title, a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament and an opportunity to sweep their bitter rivals for the first time since 1994. But Wednesday, life moved on for English and the rest of a Tigers squad that remains a threat to win the Big 12 Tournament for the second time in program history and advance deep in the NCAA Tournament. As he turned toward the student section near the end of his farewell address, English wanted the scattered remains of the 14,837...
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