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Georgia upsets No. 21 Mizzou in OT

Georgia got the upset in overtime, stunning the Missouri Tigers 70-64. Georgia got the upset in overtime, stunning the Missouri Tigers 70-64.
The loss snapped Mizzou's 26-game home winning streak, the longest in the nation. The loss snapped Mizzou's 26-game home winning streak, the longest in the nation.

COLUMBIA, MO (RNN) - No. 21 Missouri rallied in the second half after being down five at halftime, but Georgia got the upset in overtime, stunning the Tigers 70-64 on Wednesday.

The Bulldogs (7-6, 1-0 SEC) led by as many as 10 points for most of the first half, heading into halftime leading 30-25. Mizzou (12-2, 0-1 SEC) rallied to outscore Georgia 31-26 in the second half, forcing overtime. But the Bulldogs handled the OT with ease, outscoring the Tigers 14-8.

Mizzou outshot Georgia in free throws and 3-pointers, but the Bulldogs had better luck from the floor, shooting 43 percent against the Tigers' 39 percent.

Jabari Brown led the Tigers with 19 points. Earnest Ross added 15, and Jordan Clark scored 12.

Charlie Mann led Georgia with 18 points, including the go-ahead shot with less than 36 seconds left in OT. Nemanja Djurisic added 16, while Kenny Gaines and Brandon Morris scored 11 and 10 points, respectively.

The loss snapped Mizzou's 26-game home winning streak, the longest in the nation. For Georgia, the win ended their two-game losing streak and marked their first true road win of the season.

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