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Missouri shows life on offense in win against Georgia

Alex Oriakhi of Missouri tries to get a high-five from an official during the second half of Wednesday night’s game against Georgia at Mizzou Arena.

Alex Oriakhi of Missouri tries to get a high-five from an official during the second half of Wednesday night’s game against Georgia at Mizzou Arena. Photo by The Associated Press.

COLUMBIA, Mo. — Coming off a 49-point performance against Mississippi, Missouri was looking to find more consistency on the offensive end.

It got just that and a little more Wednesday night. Five Tigers finished in double figures as the Tigers defeated Georgia 79-62 at Mizzou Arena.

Extra hungry after a less than desirable performance Saturday, Missouri felt like it had something to prove.

“We were extremely motivated, especially in practice,” Missouri center Alex Oriakhi said about coming off the loss to Mississippi. “I feel we had great practices and we definitely wanted to bounce back.”

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