Georgia coach Mark Fox broke down Wednesday night in the final moments of his team's 70-64 overtime victory on the road at No. 21 Missouri. He was overcome with emotion of winning his first game following the death of his father Saturday.
Raymond Lewis Fox, a former coach, was in his late 70s when he died in Kansas after a long fight with lung disease.
Fox was also likely touched by the effort of his team Wednesday in pulling off the surprising upset. The Bulldogs were 0-5 in games played away from home this season, but they somehow managed to win at Mizzou Arena ending the nation's longest home-court winning streak at 26 games.
While it was a touching moment and one the Georgia program might be able to rally around, the loss has to be tough to swallow for Missouri.
The Tigers were bound to lose at home eventually, but it would have been much easier to take against a fellow ranked team like Kentucky instead of the Bulldogs who weren't expected to finish in the top half of the SEC this season.
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