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Posted on January 26, 2014 at 5:03 AM

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Jabari Brown had 24 points with a career-best six assists and Jordan Clarkson added 22 points, helping Missouri handle South Carolina 82-74 on Saturday. Earnest Ross added 14 points for the Tigers, who led by double digits most of the way and kept the Gamecocks winless in conference play.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Andrew Wiggins scored 19 of his career-high 27 points in the first half and No. 8 Kansas never gave TCU a shot at a repeat of last year's huge upset, beating the Horned Frogs 91-69 Saturday night. The Jayhawks won their sixth straight game and remained the only Big 12 team without a league loss.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cleanthony Early scored 19 points, Ron Baker added 14 and fifth-ranked Wichita State stayed perfect with a 78-61 win over Drake on Saturday. Wichita State outscored Drake 28-15 to open the second half, turning a relatively close game into a rout.

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Melvin Ejim scored 20 points and No. 16 Iowa State beat No. 22 Kansas State 81-75 on Saturday to snap a three-game losing streak. Marcus Foster scored 20 points for Kansas State, which lost consecutive games for the first time since November.

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