Kobe Brown tallies 20 points, 23 boards as Missouri beats Paul Quinn

Kobe Brown scored 20 points, grabbed a career-high 23 rebounds and earned six assists as the Missouri Tigers defeated the visiting Paul Quinn College Tigers 91-59 Monday night in Columbia, Mo.DaJuan Gordon scored 17 points and grabbed five rebounds for Missouri (4-3). Amari Davis scored 14 and Javon Pickett added 12.Brandon Johnson scored 17 points for Paul Quinn, a Dallas-based NAIA school that is 3-4 overall but 0-4 against NCAA Division I teams this season.Spencer McElway scored 13 and grabbed 11 rebounds for Paul Quinn and Anei Anei-Yor added 12 points.Missouri coach Cuonzo Martin started a small lineup, replacing 7-foot-3 center Jordan Wilmore with 6-foot-6 Ronnie DeGray III. But Missouri still dominated the lane against its overmatched opponent, earning a 49-36 edge in rebounds.Gordon (five points) and Brown (four) paced Missouri to a quick 9-4 margin. Then Mizzou went scoreless for the next 4:33 as Paul Quinn clawed back to take a 10-9 lead.