Charles Mann scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help the Bulldogs to a home victory over the reeling Tigers.

Marcus Thornton added 15 points for Georgia (16-11, 10-5 SEC), which solidified its hold on third place in the SEC. Kenny Gaines added 10 points for the Bulldogs, who shot 52.1 percent and had nine players score.

Jordan Clarkson and Jabari Brown led Missouri (19-9, 7-8) with 17 points apiece while Johnathan Williams III added 10. Earnest Ross, who came in averaging 14.7 points, was one off his season low with four points as the Tigers dropped their second straight overall and fourth in a row on the road.

The first half was close throughout with four lead changes in the opening minutes and Georgia holding a one-point lead with seven minutes to play. But the Bulldogs opened things up, ending the half on a 10-2 run, capped by Nemanja Djurisic's 3-pointer with two seconds to go.

The Tigers scored the first three points of the second half to cut the lead to six, but Mann hit a 3 to start a quick 6-1 run and Missouri never got within single digits again. A scoreless stretch of 4:56 by the Tigers helped seal the deal as the lead reached 20 with just under five minutes to play.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Missouri shot 32.1 percent from the field, including 3-of-18 from 3-point range. … The Tigers' 56 points was a season low, eclipsing the 58 they scored in a loss to No. 1 Florida. … Missouri won the rebound battle 38-31, led by Ryan Rosberg's 12.