Georgia 57 — Auburn 49. Video Highlights
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 20 of Georgia’s 57 points in leading the Dawgs to third win in their last four SEC games.
In losing its fifth-straight game Auburn shot 28% from the floor, 20% from three-point range, and just 55% from the free throw stripe. Yeesh.
Tony Barbee: “Anemic, is what offense was tonight.”
Florida 75 — South Carolina 36. Video Highlights
Florida won its ninth in a row in smothering Carolina…
With a defense that’s absolutely wicked. The Gamecocks, for example, were held to their lowest point total ever in an SEC game.
Frank Martin: “I don’t think you guys need me to explain that we took an absolute ass-whoopin’.” (Behind paywall)
With 12:32 to play in the game, the Gators led the Gamecocks 55-15.
LSU 73 — Missouri 70. Video Highlights
LSU built a 16-point lead and then withstood a number Missouri runs to upset the nation’s #17 team.
Laurence Bowers was back for Mizzou but the Tigers’ road woes “are too big to be fixed by one man.”
In losing to the SEC’s last-place team, Missouri showed “no toughness in the first half; we have no resolve.”
Texas A&M 55 — Mississippi State 49 (OT). Video Highlights
Texas A&M rallied from a 14-point deficit to snap a four-game losing streak with an overtime road win.
MSU’s Jalen Steele on A&M’s Elston Turner: “One he gets going, he gets going. I was putting pressure on him time after time after time.”
Despite a stronger performance, Mississippi State’s five-game losing streak continues.
The “ugly game” included 46 turnovers versus just 41 field goals.