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Strong second half lifts Lions over Central Oklahoma 92-79

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The MissouriSouthern men's basketball team scored 58 points in the second half as the Lionsheld on for a 92-79 win at Central Oklahoma tonight. 

Southern(10-2, 4-1 MIAA) wins a big road contest as MarquisAddison led the scoring attack that saw five Lions score in double-figures.Addison scored 18 points on 6-9 shooting from the field and a perfect 5-5 fromthe free-throw line. SlimMagee scored 15 points on 7-8 shooting, while AustinWright hit 4-5 from long range for 13 points on the night. 

GregRenfroe scored 12 points and pulled down five rebounds, while CameronCornelius scored 10 points and added four assists. JordanTalbert scored six points, but added eight rebounds, six assists and threeblocks. 

CentralOklahoma (9-4, 3-3 MIAA) was led in scoring by Josh Gibbs with 23 points and 10rebounds. Cal Andrews scored 16 points and Aaron Anderson scored 15. 

Southernopened up a seven-point lead in the first half when a layup from Magee gave theLions a 17-10 lead wtih 12:33 left in the half. The lead was ten (23-13) aftera layup from Renfroe with just over eight minutes left, but the Bronchos slowlychipped away at the Lions' lead. UCO went on a 17-6 run to take a 30-29 leadafter a pair of free-throws from Anderson with two minutes left. The game wastied at 32, but a steal and a last-second jumper from MattEverson as the buzzer sounded gave the Lions a 34-33 lead at thebreak. 

The Lionsquickly opened up a seven-point lead with 18:14 left in the second half on athree form Everson and led by 11 with 15 minutes to go on a layup from Magee.The lead was as high as 16 (80-64) after a pair of freebies from Addison with4:56 left to go in the game. 

Southern shot61 percent from the field in the game and 46 percent from long range, whileknocking in 73 percent of its free-throws. 

The Lionswill be back in action on Saturday afternoon as the Lions travel to Tahlequah,Okla. to take on Northeastern State. Tip-off is slated for 3:30 pm. 

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