A closer look at Lady Bulldogs vs. Florida

WHEN/WHERE: 1 p.m. today/O’Connell Center

TV/RADIO: CSS/AM 960 & 103.7 FM

RECORDS: Georgia is 13-5, 1-4 SEC; Florida is 13-4, 3-1 SEC.

PROBABLE STARTERS: Georgia — G Marjorie Butler (So., 5-8, 2.8 ppg, 1.9 rpg); G Tiaria Griffin (So., 5-7, 11.9 ppg, 2.9 rpg); G Khaalidah Miller (Sr., 5-9, 10.7 ppg, 4.6 rpg); F Krista Donald (Jr., 5-11, 9.2 ppg, 7.1 rpg); F Merritt Hempe (So., 6-2, 7.9 ppg, 4.6 ppg). Florida — G Cassie Peoples (R-So., 5-6, 11.5 ppg, 2.9 rpg); G Jaterra Bonds (Sr., 5-7, 16.7 ppg, 4.6 rpg); G January Miller (So., 5-8, 11.5 ppg, 3.5 rpg); F Ronni Williams (Fr., 6-0, 8.4 ppg, 6.3 rpg), F Lily Svete (R-Sr., 6-2, 5.1 ppg, 2.7 rpg).

SERIES: Georgia leads 48-14.

LAST MEETING: Georgia won 62-57 in Gainesville on Feb. 17, 2013.

SEASON AT A GLANCE: Georgia is coming off a 60-58  win over Arkansas on Thursday. Florida fell to No. 12 LSU 82-68 on Jan. 12.

NOTEWORTHY: Georgia started Southeastern Conference play 0-4 for the first time in program history. The losing skid was snapped at home Thursday against Arkansas. … Georgia turned the ball over 21 times against the Razorbacks, but shot 44 percent from the field. … Two Lady Bulldogs — Khaalidah Miller and Halle Washington — fouled out against Arkansas. … Miller is No. 28 among Georgia’s career scoring leaders. She’s seven points behind No. 27 Alexis Kendrick. Miller is the 35th player to score 1,000 points. … Georgia enters the game unranked for the first time since the end of the 2010-2011 season.  … Georgia is 430-6 when scoring 80 points or more. The Bulldogs have scored 80 points or more five times this season. … Georgia plays at Alabama on Jan. 26 before returning home to host Kentucky on Jan. 30.

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