Denmon paces Mizzou to rout

Marcus Denmon scored a career-high 31 points ranked Missouri Tigers routed the Northwestern State Demons, 56.

Ricardo Ratliffe scored 22 points and Michael Dixon chipped in 19 points for the Tigers (7-0), who are off to their best start since the 2006-07 season when they began the year 9-0.

James Hulbin netted 14 points and grabbed six boards for Northwestern State (4-4), which had its two-game winning streak snapped.