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Ross scores 28, Brown adds 24 to lead Missouri to 83-70 win over UNLV and 7-0 start

  • Nevada's Jerry Evans Jr., left and Missouri's Jabari Brown chase a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Las Vegas. Missouri won 83-70. (AP Photo/David Becker)

    Nevada's Jerry Evans Jr., left and Missouri's Jabari Brown chase a loose ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Las Vegas. Missouri won 83-70. (AP Photo/David Becker)  (The Associated Press)

  • Missouri's Ryan Rosburg (44) and Jordan Clarkson grab a loose ball against Nevada during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Las Vegas. Missouri won 83-70. (AP Photo/David Becker)

    Missouri's Ryan Rosburg (44) and Jordan Clarkson grab a loose ball against Nevada during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Las Vegas. Missouri won 83-70. (AP Photo/David Becker)  (The Associated Press)

  • Nevada's Marqueze Coleman (1) shoots against Missouri's Keanau Post during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Las Vegas. Missouri won 83-70. (AP Photo/David Becker)

    Nevada's Marqueze Coleman (1) shoots against Missouri's Keanau Post during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Las Vegas Invitational tournament on Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, in Las Vegas. Missouri won 83-70. (AP Photo/David Becker)  (The Associated Press)

Earnest Ross scored 28 points, Jabari Brown added 24 and Missouri remained unbeaten with an 83-70 win over Nevada in the final round of the Las Vegas Invitational on Friday night.

Jordan Clarkson had 21 points for the Tigers (7-0), who converted 31 of 33 free-throw attempts.

Ross made 12 of 13 free throws and grabbed nine rebounds. Brown made four 3-pointers for Missouri, which finished 4-0 in the round-robin tournament.

Missouri will at least be tournament co-champion with No. 19 UCLA, which was 3-0 going into Friday's late game against Northwestern.

Deonte Burton led Nevada (3-5) with 20 points and three blocks. He was 8 of 10 from the free-throw line. Marqueze Coleman had 15 points for the Wolf Pack, which ended the tourney 1-3.

Nevada cut the Tigers' lead to five with six minutes left in the game, but Missouri went on a 16-8 run to pull away.