Ratliffe scored a career-high 27 points on 11-of-14 shooting for the Tigers, as the beat Baylor 89-88 to improve to 18-1 on the season.

Missouri had to make 10 of 12 free throws in the final minute for the victory. Marcus Denmon’s free throw with 4 seconds left made it 89-85 before Brady Heslip hit a game-ending 3-pointer for Baylor (17-2, 4-2), which has lost two in a row after a 17-0 start.

Missouri shot 55 percent (30 of 55), and Baylor finished at 57 percent (36 of 63).

Phil Pressey had 18 points for the Tigers while Denmon had 15 and Kim English 10.