The 13th ranked Missouri Tigers toyed with Centenary for 20 minutes before racing to a 30 point win. Mizzou topped the Gents 88-68. Mizzou led by just ten at the break before opening the second half with a 12-2 run. Rickey Paulding, Jimmy McKinney, Arthur Johnson and Travon Bryant all scored in double figures; Paulding had 21. Ricky Clemons and Josh Kroenke had nine apiece. Clemons best numbers came from his ability to distribute the ball; he led the team with eight assists. Mizzou stands at 9-1. They face 9-2 Baylor in their Big 12 opener at the Hearnes Center on Saturday.