Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  By Stan McNeal  |  Last updated 1/9/14
COLUMBIA, Mo. -- If you were starting to believe the Missouri Tigers were working on a special season, you might want to stop. At least for now. Special seasons are difficult to come by when you lose your conference opener to a team ranked 251st in the RPI ratings. Especially when you're playing at home, where you had won 26 straight. And after you've just climbed to No. 21 in the rankings after an impressive 12-1 showing in non-conference play. Actually, moving up to a season-high spot in the polls proved to be the biggest obstacle the Tigers faced in their 70-64 overtime loss to Georgia Wednesday night at Mizzou Arena. It was almost like the Tigers believed all they needed to do was show up and the W would be there by the end of the night. Who needs urgency when you're in the Top 25, right? "The guys will tell you, I hate the word 'cool,'" Missouri coach Frank Haith said. "We were really too cool. Cool will get you beat. Cool got us beat tonight." Georgia was not cool. Georgia was...
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