Mizzou, Georgia meet in conference play

Missouri (13-15, 4-12) vs. Georgia (11-18, 2-14)

Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia; Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Georgia hosts Mizzou in a SEC matchup. Both programs are coming off of victories on Saturday. Georgia earned a 61-55 win at Florida, while Missouri won 78-63 at home against South Carolina.

TEAM LEADERS: Georgia’s Nicolas Claxton has averaged 13.2 points, 8.6 rebounds and 2.4 blocks while Rayshaun Hammonds has put up 11.7 points and 5.9 rebounds. For the Tigers, Jordan Geist has averaged 13.9 points and 4.7 rebounds while Jeremiah Tilmon has put up 10.5 points and 5.8 rebounds.

GIFTED GEIST: Geist has connected on 34.4 percent of the 163 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 6 of 26 over his last five games. He’s also converted 74.8 percent of his foul shots this season.

UNDEFEATED WHEN: Missouri is a perfect 10-0 when it holds an opponent to 63 points or fewer. The Tigers are 3-15 when opponents score more than 63.

COLD SPELLS: Missouri has dropped its last six road games, scoring 58.7 points and allowing 73.8 points during those contests. Georgia has lost its last five home games, scoring an average of 73 points while giving up 79.

DID YOU KNOW: Missouri has scored 62 points and allowed 67.2 points over its last five games. Georgia has averaged 70.6 points while giving up 71.2 over its last five.


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