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|J-Hawks Win 54th Straight Game at "The Fog"
|LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Cole Aldrich had 12 points, 16 rebounds and blocked seven shots, helping No. 2 Kansas run over rival Missouri 84-65 Monday night.
Kansas (19-1, 5-0 Big 12) dominated inside and hounded Missouri defensively to turn the Border Showdown into a beatdown.
Marcus Morris scored 11 of his 17 points to help Kansas build a 20-point lead by halftime and twin brother Markieff Morris grabbed 11 rebounds for the Jayhawks, who haven't lost to Missouri at home since 1999. Tyrel Reed was 4-for-4 from 3-point range in adding 14 points.
The Tigers (15-5, 3-2) needed a good shooting night to end a 10-game losing streak in Lawrence and didn't get it. Missouri had trouble getting shots off inside against Aldrich and couldn't hit from the outside, either, shooting 28 percent.
The win was the 54th straight for Kansas on its home court, Fog Allen Fieldhouse.
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