Kansas State Wildcats
Michael Dixon scored 21 and Marcus Denmon added 19 for Missouri, which fell short of the best start in school history.
Although a crucial Big 12 game looms this weekend, it’s highly unlikely Missouri will turn its focus away from its next opponent.
#23 Kansas State hands #7 Missouri its first loss
Five of the country’s top seven teams in total offense are in the Big 12. Missouri makes it six of the top 12.
With the league reduced to 10 teams with the departure of Colorado and Nebraska, basketball will play a round-robin format with everyone playing everyone else home-and-home for the first time.
Although Missouri, who dropped to 2-3 plus 0-2 in the Big 12, managed to make the game close with a couple late touchdowns, but the lead was too much to overcome.
If the Tigers can show the offensive balance they had in Oklahoma with 291 pass yards and 241 rush yards, they will have a good shot.
Tigers have one game remaining on road and one at home.
The Tigers led by 15 at the half and surged late after the Wildcats cut the gap to three with just over nine minutes to go.
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