Lawrence leads Missouri over Centenary 80-52 -

Lawrence leads Missouri over Centenary 80-52

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Matt Lawrence scored 18 points and DeMarre Carroll added 15 as Missouri beat Centenary 80-52 on Tuesday night.

Leo Lyons added 10 points and a team-high seven rebounds for the Tigers (11-2), who have scored at least 80 points in 13 games this season.

Centenary (2-11) got 17 points and a game-high 12 rebounds from Nick Stallings in suffering its seventh straight loss. Chase Adams scored 14 points and Gary Redus added 10.

The Gentlemen committed 16 turnovers and shot 35.4 percent from the field to Missouri's 56 percent.

But the Gents outshot the Tigers at the free-throw line, hitting 17-of-24 attempts or 71 percent to Missouri's 8-of-17 or 47 percent.

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APTV 12-30-08 2123CST

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