Phil Pressey scored 18 points, including seven straight to get No. 9 Missouri out of trouble in the second half for an 84-73 victory over Texas on Saturday at Mizzou Arena.
Ricardo Ratliffe made his first eight shots and had 21 points and Marcus Denmon had 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Tigers (16-1, 3-1 Big 12). Ratliffe entered the game leading the nation in shooting at 76.8 percent.
J’Covan Brown had 34 points, including the 1,000th of his career.
The Tigers play Monday afternoon against Texas A & M.