|SEC Tournament - Recap - Missouri Defeats Georgia 71-61|
Missouri got 30 points from Jordan Geist en route to a 71-61 victory over Georgia on Wednesday at Bridgestone Arena.
Bettors who backed Missouri were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -3.5 at sportsbooks.
Xavier Pinson had 15 points for Missouri and Reed Nikko chipped in with 6 points. Xavier Pinson had 1 assists for them, while Kevin Puryear was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Georgia got 26 points from Jordan Harris in a losing cause and another 12 points from Derek Ogbeide. William Jackson II contributed 5 assists for them, while Derek Ogbeide had 8 rebounds.
Missouri was losing at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Missouri won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-33.