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Missouri’s Kobe Brown earns national honors after beating Illinois

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MU coach Dennis Gates talks with Kobe Brown during the first half of Saturday’s game against Kansas at Mizzou Arena (Dec. 10, 2022).

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One of Kobe Brown’s best games in a Missouri State uniform earned him National Player of the Week honors.

Brown was named the Lute Olson Player of the Week for his performance A performance of 31 points against then-No. 16 Illinois in St. Louis last week.

The output was a career high, and Brown and his eight assists. Brown also had five rebounds and four steals in the 93-71 triumph.

The 31 points were the most by a Missouri player in a Braggin’ Rights game.

The win improved Missouri’s record to 11-1 and the Tigers will face No. 19 Kentucky at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. Missouri also receives votes in the latest AP Top 25.

Brown, a 6-7 senior, is averaging 14.4 points and a team-best 5.7 rebounds. He’s also making 44.4 percent from three.

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Missouri’s Kobe Brown earns national honors after beating Illinois

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MU coach Dennis Gates talks with Kobe Brown during the first half of Saturday’s game against Kansas at Mizzou Arena (Dec. 10, 2022).

rsugg@kcstar.com

One of Kobe Brown’s best games in a Missouri State uniform earned him National Player of the Week honors.

Brown was named the Lute Olson Player of the Week for his performance A performance of 31 points against then-No. 16 Illinois in St. Louis last week.

The output was a career high, and Brown and his eight assists. Brown also had five rebounds and four steals in the 93-71 triumph.

The 31 points were the most by a Missouri player in a Braggin’ Rights game.

The win improved Missouri’s record to 11-1 and the Tigers will face No. 19 Kentucky at Mizzou Arena on Wednesday. Missouri also receives votes in the latest AP Top 25.

Brown, a 6-7 senior, is averaging 14.4 points and a team-best 5.7 rebounds. He’s also making 44.4 percent from three.

Similar stories from the Macon Telegraph

Blair Kerkhoff has covered sports for The Kansas City Star since 1989.



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