"There were some guys tied up with the ball and then unfortunately it was right there at the half and everyone's leaving the court", Fox said (via the Banner-Herald), "but until I see the tape I won't really have any idea what happened". The last victory over the Bulldogs came January 15, 2013, in a 79-62 win in Columbia.
Mizzou (5-9, 0-2 SEC) didn't completely cave and actually retook the lead on a free throw by sophomore guard K.J. Walton with 7:20 remaining and again on a 17-foot jumper by junior Jordan Barnett 25 seconds later.
Georgia led by six points 4 1/2 minutes later before the Tigers rattled off seven consecutive points to take a 52-51 lead with 7:21 left.
Despite trailing at the half, the Bulldogs were able to hold Missouri (5-9, 0-2) to 10-of-33 (30.3-percent) shooting in the period, including just 3-of-16 (18.8-percent) from behind the three-point line.
Frazier, who averages 16 points a game for Georgia, tallied 14 points in the second half.
Maten collected a rebound at the end of the half and Missouri sophomore guard Jordan Geist tried to tug the ball away.
Davis scored all 12 of his points in the second half, shooting 50 percent from three-point range. I'm proud of my team.
Both Dazon Ingram and Jimmie Taylor scored 10 points for Alabama.
COLUMBIA, S.C. - SC used a late 14-2 run to defeat Texas A&M.
Duane Notice had 19 points off four 3-pointers while Rakym Felder scored 19 off the bench to send the Gamecocks (12-3, 2-0) to their second straight 2-0 SEC start - and the fourth in 26 years in the league.
The Tigers, who got a game-high 20 points from Phillips, lost their sixth straight game this season and their sixth straight to the Bulldogs but literally showed a fighting spirit in this one. Lamar Peters finished with 15 points, Quinndary Weatherspoon had 14, I.J. Ready 13 and Mario Kegler 11. 11 Bulldogs saw action in the opening half, with eight contributing to the offense with at least a point or an assist.
The Tigers opened conference play Wednesday with a disappointing 88-77 home loss to LSU, giving up 53 points in the second half. Antonio Blakeney added 17 points and Skylar Mays 10.