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Big day of Mizzou sports starts with upset win over UCLA, 80-71

Story by The Associated Press
Photos by Karen Mitchell

Earnest Ross starts to celebrate as the clock winds down in the second half. Ross had 20 points in the win over UCLA.

Earnest Ross starts to celebrate as the clock winds down in the second half. Ross had 20 points in the win over UCLA.

COLUMBIA —Missouri guard Earnest Ross thinks it’s “pretty cool” when he makes 3-pointers. His teammates agree, especially when they’re dropping in big games.

Ross scored 20 points and finished 5 of 11 from beyond the arc to help Missouri upset No. 18 UCLA 80-71 on Saturday.

His third 3-pointer with 14:46 remaining gave the Tigers their first lead in more than 16 minutes.

The shot bounced off the front of the rim before going in, helping Missouri (9-0) overcome an eight-point halftime deficit.

“As I continue to shoot and see shots go in, it makes the basket get a little bit bigger,” Ross said. “When I’m in a Read more of this post

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