Posted January 16, 2013 on AP on Fox
Earnest Ross scored 15 points while surviving two spills, helping No. 17 Missouri rebound from its biggest setback of the season with a 79-62 victory over Georgia on Wednesday night. Alex Oriakhi had 13 points on perfect 5-for-5 shooting, eight rebounds and four blocks for the Tigers (13-3, 2-1 SEC), who were held to a season-low 49 points in a 15-point loss at Mississippi on Saturday. Their second game without leading scorer Laurence Bowers, who has a sprained right knee, was a major improvement for a team that's 10-0 at home this season and 26-1 at the Mizzou Arena in two seasons under coach Frank Haith. Vincent Williams had a career-best 23 points on 7-for-10 shooting for Georgia (6-10, 0-3), nine more than his previous best after entering with a 4.1-point average. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the Bulldogs' lone player averaging in double figures, added 15 points. Ross was held to three points at Mississippi while missing six of seven shots, Oriakhi had four points and six reboun...
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