Marcus Denmon scored 17 of his 19 points after halftime and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with just over a minute to play Friday night as the Tigers held off Old Dominion with a 75-68 victory.

Kim English added 16 points for the Tigers (13-0), Ricardo Ratliffe had 14 points and 11 rebounds, and Phil Pressley scored 14 as Missouri continued its best start since opening 19-0 in 1981-82.

The Tigers, who came in second nationally shooting nearly 52 percent, were just 12 for 27 in the half and were outrebounded 20-15. They also missed seven of 15 free throws.