Kim English scored a career-high 29 points and No. 21 Missouri rolled to an 88-59 victory over winless Binghamton on Sunday. The Big 12’s leading 3-point shooter hit 7 of 10 from behind the arc. His six three’s and 22 first-half points helped Missouri (6-0) to a 49-31 lead. English entered the game hitting 60 percent of his three-pointers. English’s previous career-high was 26 against Chattanooga in 2009.
Missouri entered the game shooting 51.3 percent from the field. The Tigers shot nearly 55 percent from the field Sunday, hitting 62.1 percent in the first half.
Ricardo Ratliffe added 18 points and five rebounds for Missouri, and was 7 of 7 from the field to build on his Big 12-leading 65 percent field goal percentage entering the game. Marcus Denmon scored 13 points and Michael Dixon added 11 for the Tigers. Point guard Phil Pressey went scoreless but had 11 assists, five rebounds and three steals. That’s the most assists by a Tiger since December 2010, and two off the school record.