A closer look at Georgia-Southern Miss

Southern Mississippi at Georgia

When: 8 p.m. today.

Where: Stegeman Coliseum.

Radio: WRFC 960-AM.

Television: FSSO.

Records: Georgia is 1-1, Southern Miss is 1-0.

Season at a glance: Georgia comes off of a 68-56 home loss to Youngstown State on Monday. Southern Miss beat Western Kentucky 67-64 in its season opener last Saturday.

Probable starting lineups: Southern Miss: G Dwayne Davis (6-5, 224, Sr., 11.0 ppg, 3.0 rpg); G Rashard McGill (6-5, 205, Sr, 8.0 ppg, 1.0 rpg); G Jerrold Brooks (6-0, 205, Jr., 13.0 ppg, 5.0 rpg); Norville Carey (6-7, 220, Fr., 8.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg); Jonathan Mills, 6-6, 230, Sr., 9.5 ppg, 6.1 rpg). Georgia: F: Marcus Thornton (6-8, 235, Jr., 6.0 ppg, 4.0 rpg); F Nemanja Djurisic (6-8, 230, So., 8.0 ppg, 7.5 rpg); G Vincent Williams (6-0, 165, Sr., 2.5 ppg, 1.0 apg); Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (6-5, 205, 22.0 ppg, 6.0 rpg); G Sherrard Brantley (6-2, 187, Sr., 5.5 ppg, 2.0 rpg).

Series record: Georgia leads 2-0.

Last meeting: Georgia won 96-70 in 1975.

Noteworthy: This is Georgia’s second game in the Legends Classic. … Kentavious Caldwell-Pope carried the Georgia offense against Youngstown State with a career-high 27 points, including five 3-pointers. Caldwell-Pope also led the team with six rebounds and four of Georgia’s six steals in the game. … Nemanja Djurisic missed all nine of his field goal attempts and scored two points against Youngstown State. … Tim Dixon scored a career-high eight points against Youngstown State. … Donte’ Williams has not played in the first two Georgia games after having an offseason arrest. … Youngstown State out-rebounded Georgia 42-31, including 10 offensive boards. … Southern Miss made its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament in 21 years last year. … The Eagles’ Jerrold Brooks was a second-team junior college All-American guard last year at Casper College, Wyoming.

— Roger Clarkson

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