December 1, 2012
Missouri's Alex Oriakhi, right, knocks the ball away from Appalachian State's Brian Okam, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, in Columbia, Mo.
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Laurence Bowers matched his career high with 23 points despite taking just one shot in the second half, leading No. 16 Missouri to an easy 72-56 victory over Appalachian State in its first game since embattled guard Michael Dixon announced he would transfer on Saturday.