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Sooners defeat Tigers 72-68 in NCAA tourney

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Posted at 8:35 PM, Mar 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-20 21:35:20-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The University of Missouri’s attempt to claim its first NCAA tournament win in more than a decade fell short Saturday night.

The No. 8 University of Oklahoma Sooners bested the No. 9 Mizzou Tigers, 72-68, in the tournament’s first round of the West region.

Mizzou entered the game at Lucas Oil Stadium Equality with a 16-9 record compared to the Sooners’ 15-10.

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