Tuesday, January 31

Recap, scores of Georgia surviving Mizzou football upset bid


There was some October magic in the air Saturday night at Faurot Field as Missouri came close to stunning a college football giant.

Here are live updates from Missouri hosting No. 1 Georgia at Faurot Field.

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Georgia runs out the clock

After Missouri exhausted its timeouts, Georgia converts a third-and-2 with about a minute remaining to escape Columbia with a 26-22 win.

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Mizzou goes three-and-out

Brady Cook threw three straight incomplete passes against a stiffening Georgia defense.

Missouri punts the ball back to the Bulldogs, who take over at their own 36 with 3:39 remaining.

Missouri safety Martez Manuel looks on during a game against No. 1 Georgia on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022, at Faurot Field.

Georgia takes its first lead of the night

For the first time all night, Georgia has pulled ahead of the Tigers with 4:03 remaining in the fourth quarter.

Daijun Edwards punched in a 1-yard touchdown run to cap a seven-play, 68-yard drive.

The Bulldogs lead 26-22 as Missouri enters its biggest possession of the season.

Georgia pulls within three

After Mevis hits his fifth field goal of the game, Georgia drove down to the field and punched in a short rushing touchdown.

It’s 22-19, Missouri is still leading.

End of the third quarter: Missouri 19, Georgia 12

Missouri running Cody Schrader (20) runs away from the Georgia defense on a 63-yard run during the Tigers' game against No. 1 Georgia on Oct. 1, 2022, at Faurot Field.

Georgia cuts the MU lead, again

It’s back to a one-score game.

The Tigers’ defense failed to break again. Georgia has settled for a field goal again as it’s 19-12.

The last time Georiga was held without a touchdown through three quarters was against LSU in 2019. Missouri is a few minutes away from accomplishing that.

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Both teams trade field goals

Opening the second half, the Bulldogs went down the field on their first drive of the third quarter to cut the Tigers’ lead to 16-9.

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