Posted February 05, 2012 on AP on Fox
The game was there for Kansas to take. In what could be the Jayhawks' final game at Missouri, the No. 4 Tigers scored the final 11 points in the last 2:05 to come from behind and beat their archrivals 74-71 on Saturday night for only the second time in the last 12 meetings. Tyshawn Taylor drove the baseline for a dunk with 3:21 remaining to give Kansas a 71-63 lead. But Missouri (21-2, 8-2 Big 12) stormed back as Marcus Denmon hit three 3-pointers down the stretch, the last for the go-ahead points. Denmon scored 29 points, two off his career best, and ended a long-range shooting slump with a career-best six 3-pointers in nine attempts. The go-ahead 3 came with 56 seconds to go for a one-point lead. Michael Dixon added a pair of free throws with 9.8 seconds left after an offensive foul on Taylor and Kansas' Elijah Johnson missed badly on a shot to tie it at the buzzer. Kansas committed four turnovers in the final 2:22 and Taylor missed two free throws with 41.3 seconds remaining...
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