Lbeachst 34 25 59
Missouri 37 32 69
Date of game: 1/4/2014

Recap: Missouri vs. Long Beach State

Columbia, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Jabari Brown scored 22 points in 25th- ranked Missouri's 69-59 win over Long Beach State to cap the non-conference slate for both teams.

Earnest Ross had 16 points and Jordan Clarkson added 11 as Missouri (12-1) extended the nation's best home winning streak to 26 games. Ryan Rosburg grabbed a game-high 11 rebounds.

Tyler Lamb paced LBSU (4-10) with 17 points in the 49ers' first loss since Dec. 7. Kris Gulley contributed 13 points off the bench and Mike Caffey had 10 and five assists.

Long Beach State controlled the early portion of the game, leading until Ross' layup made it 26-25 Missouri with 4:21 left in the first half. LBSU went back in front on Gulley's 3, but the Tigers took a 37-34 edge into the locker rooms.

Missouri opened the second period on a 13-4 run to build a 13-point cushion at 13:33.

Caffey and Lamb countered with consecutive triples, and Lamb's free throws had it down to five midway through the half.

The visitors got as close as two on Gulley free throws with less than six minutes remaining, but they never got over the hump.

Brown's 3-pointer at 2:18 had Mizzou in front 64-47, and Ross made 5-of-6 from the line to put it away.

Game Notes

Missouri improved to 3-0 all-time against LBSU ... The Tigers improved to 41-1 at home under Frank Haith ... Missouri outscored LBSU 28-14 in the paint, while the 49ers' reserves outscored their counterparts 16-6 ... Mizzou hosts Georgia on Jan. 8 to open SEC play.

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