February 4, 2012

Border War Classic

Lee Coward. Corey Tate. Zaire Taylor. Marcus Denmon.

The Missouri senior forever etched his name into Border War history with a 68-second stretch unlike any this storied rivalry may have ever seen.

To say that Denmon's night consisted of only 68 seconds would be a disservice. On the Tigers' second possession, with the shot clock nearly expired, Denmon rose up and made a 30-footer with a defender in his face to tie the game at three. Through the first 37:50 of the game, he had 20 points on 7-13 shooting. He had been good.

But in the next minute and eight seconds, Denmon put on a performance words cannot do justice.

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