Columbia, Mo. — Stefhon Hannah scored 25 points, Keon Lawrence had a career high 24, and Missouri fought back a late Baylor rally in a 78-71 win Wednesday.
Lawrence, a freshman guard, played his best game since being inserted into the starting lineup last week. He was one of Missouri's first players off the bench through its first 21 games, before his first start Feb. 6 against Iowa State.
Wednesday, he was 9-for-13 shooting, including 4-for-6 from three-point range, and had eight rebounds. He scored 11 of his points in a nine-minute stretch to start the second half.
Marshall Brown added 10 points and eight rebounds.