Jordan Clarkson and Jabari Brownled Missouri (19-9, 7-8) with
17 points apiece while JohnathanWilliams III added 10. Earnest
Ross, who came in averaging 14.7points, was one off his season
low with four points as the Tigersdropped their second straight
overall and fourth in a row on theroad.
The first half was closethroughout with four lead changes in the
opening minutes and Georgiaholding a one-point lead with seven
minutes to play. But the Bulldogsopened things up, ending the
half on a 10-2 run, capped by NemanjaDjurisic's 3-pointer with
two seconds to go.
The Tigers scored the first three points of the second half to
cut the lead to six, but Mann hit a 3 tostart a quick 6-1 run
and Missouri never got within single digitsagain. A scoreless
stretch of 4:56 by the Tigers helped seal the deal asthe lead
reached 20 with just under five minutes to play.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Missouri shot 32.1percent from the field,
including 3-of-18 from 3-point range. … TheTigers' 56 points was
a season low, eclipsing the 58 they scored in aloss to No. 1
Florida. … Missouri won the rebound battle 38-31,led by Ryan
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