Joseph Bertrand led the way with 25 points for coach Bruce Weber’s squad.
Five of the country’s top seven teams in total offense are in the Big 12. Missouri makes it six of the top 12.
Now that the Big 12 has moved to implement the ideas Beebe had pushed for in the past, he said it’s “bittersweet.”
But, will high school legend play pro baseball or go to Nebraska for college football?
“The championship game and the divisions, I think that’s really good for college football,” coach Gary Pinkel said.
As much as anything, the last Big 12 tournament that will actually have 12 teams should also be wide open.
The Huskers won for the first time in five regular-season meetings with Missouri and denied coach Mike Anderson his 200th career win.
Ricardo Ratliffe added 12 points, seven rebounds and four blocks for the Tigers (15-2, 1-1 Big 12), who bounced back from a 13-point loss at Colorado that knocked them out of the Top 10.