Sun. Apr 2nd, 2023

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — D’Moi Hodge and Nick Honor mixed for 11 3-pointers and 35 factors as Missouri took off within the second half to beat Georgia 85-63 on Saturday.

Trailing by a degree, the Tigers (21-8, 9-7 SEC) outscored the Bulldogs 45-22 within the second half, ending with seven 3s in every half on 28 complete makes an attempt. Hodge hit six 3s and scored 18 factors, Honor added 5 3s and had 17 factors with Noah Carter including 12 factors and DeAndre Gholston 10.

Kario Oquendo scored 14 factors, Mardrez McBride 12 and Braelen Bridges 10 however the trio mixed for under eight within the second half. The Bulldogs (16-13, 6-10) made 10 of 29 3-point makes an attempt however had been outscored 32-11 off 19 turnovers and misplaced their third straight.

Hodge and Honor every had a pair of 3-pointers in a 13-3 run to open the second half for a nine-point lead on the first media timeout. After a 3-pointer from Georgia’s Justin Hill, the Tigers scored the subsequent eight factors to steer by 16. The lead reached 26 late within the recreation.

Georgia’s made eight 3-pointers — three every from Oquendo and McBride — and Missouri seven — with 4 by Hodge — within the first half which ended with Georgia up 41-40 after having led by as many as eight.

Missouri has received greater than 20 video games for the primary time since profitable 23 in 2013-14. The Tigers are at LSU on Wednesday and conclude their common season at residence in opposition to Mississippi on Saturday.

Georgia is host to Florida on Tuesday and ends the common season at South Carolina on Saturday.


Georgia ahead Jailyn Ingram made his first begin of the season on Senior Day and hit an early 3-pointer to go over 1,500 profession factors in his seventh collegiate season.


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