9:00 PM ET, January 30, 2012
Frank Erwin Special Events Center, Austin, Texas
AUSTIN, Texas -- Michael Dixon's flagrant foul down the stretch nearly cost his team the game. About 40 seconds later, he won it.Dixon's layup with 31 seconds left gave No. 4 Missouri the lead and Marcus Denmon's rebound after a final miss by Texas' Myck Kabongo sealed a tough 67-66 victory for the Tigers on Monday night.Texas rallied from 13 down to take the lead on J'Covan Brown's jumper with 56 seconds left. The Tigers had held a three-point lead when Dixon, dribbling away time at midcourt, was whistled for a flagrant when his elbow connected with Julien Lewis' head.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||27-56 (.482)||24-57 (.421)|
|3P Made-Attempted||5-14 (.357)||2-12 (.167)|
|FT Made-Attempted||8-11 (.727)||16-24 (.667)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||18 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|
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Texas falls to 0-7 this season in games decided by 6 points or fewer.
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