Johnson leads Missouri past Kansas 74-60 -

Johnson leads Missouri past Kansas 74-60

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) -- Jessra Johnson scored 20 points Saturday and three other Missouri players were in double figures as the Tigers beat Kansas 74-60.

Missouri (11-11, 2-7 Big 12) took a 40-29 lead into halftime thanks to 50 percent shooting from the field, then stretched that to 18 points at 53-35 about 6 minutes into the second half.

Shakara Jones and Alyssa Hollins each had 15 points for the Tigers and Marissa Scott had 10 as Missouri led by double figures the whole second half.

Danielle McCray had 20 points and LaChelda Jacobs added 17 for Kansas (13-8, 2-6), which shot only 38.2 percent from the field while Missouri shot a season-high 52.7 percent.

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