January 19, 2008
Border War Showdown Continues
If you're from Kansas or Missouri, you live for games like this. No. 3 Kansas (16-0, 2-0) takes their perfect record on the road to play the Missouri Tigers (11-6, 1-1) Saturday. The Jayhawks are coming off a 30-point blowout over Oklahoma. The Tigers are fresh off a disappointing loss at Iowa State. In a rivalry as heated as this one, nothing before Saturday has mattered. Darnell Jackson and company know the task ahead of them, have maintained a game-by-game approach. KU will look to remain unbeaten while Missouri can boost their resume and standing in the Big 12 with an upset win over arguably the best team in the country.
Their last meeting in Columbia, Mo., started off in favor of the Tigers. Mike Anderson's players looked focused and ready to take down a long time rival.
KU's Julian Wright had other plans as he led Kansas to an 18 point win by scoring a career-high 33 points.
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