Columbia, MO (Sports Network) - Earnest Ross and Jabari Brown each drained clutch 3-pointers in the closing moments of the second half to help No. 22 Missouri overcome a 13-point deficit and down South Carolina, 71-65, at Mizzou Arena.
Ross finished with a game-high 21 points to go along with 10 rebounds, while Brown had 17 points and seven rebounds for the Tigers (14-4, 3-2 SEC), who won for the fourth time in six games.
Alex Oriakhi posted 18 points and 11 boards in the victory.
Brenton Williams paced South Carolina (11-7, 1-4) with 16 points and R.J. Slawson added 12 in the Gamecock's second straight loss and fourth in their last five games overall.