"You can throw all the records, all the stats, the white collar stats out the window," said Missouri forward Kim English, who had 24 points and five 3-pointers in last year's meeting. "This is hard-nosed basketball. It's going to be a grind."
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"I can't speak for those guys," junior guard Kim English said. "They both love it here but they'll talk with their families and decide what to do."
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