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Feb. 7, 2016

On Jan. 10, Georgia stood at 0-3 in the Southeastern Conference and was at the bottom looking up at everyone else. Fast forward four weeks and the Lady Bulldogs are part and parcel of an entirely different storyline. With a 70-56 SEC victory Sunday over Ole Miss at Stegeman Coliseum, Georgia (18-6, 6-5) won its […] - Full Story

Going into its game this afternoon against Ole Miss, Georgia is in the relatively unfamiliar position of being the favorite. After opening Southeastern Conference play with losses to No. 12 Texas A&M, No. 18 Kentucky and No. 21 Missouri, the Lady Bulldogs (17-6, 5-5) sandwiched dreadful performances against Alabama and LSU between impressive victories. But […] - Full Story

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Feb. 4, 2016

Georgia comes into Missouri tonight with a two-game winning streak and a score to settle. The Lady Bulldogs need to continue to progress in the Southeastern Conference, so a win against the No. 21 Tigers is important, but at least one player wants to beat Missouri to avenge Georgia’s 54-48 loss to Missouri in early […] - Full Story

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Jan. 30, 2016

Sunday, Sunday — can’t trust that day. As has been breathlessly reported, Georgia has acquitted itself well during Southeast Conference play on Thursdays — winning three of four league games this month — but has floundered significantly on Sundays, losing three times and looking pretty bad while doing it, especially against Alabama and LSU. Can […] - Full Story

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Jan. 29, 2016

Throughout much of this season, when Georgia is on top of its game, good things happen in the third quarter. On Thursday night against Auburn, the Lady Bulldogs didn’t wait until after halftime, lowering the boom on the Tigers in the second quarter in a dominating 63-30 Southeastern Conference victory at Stegeman Coliseum. Georgia (15-6, […] - Full Story

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Jan. 28, 2016

Which Georgia team will show up to face Auburn at Stegeman Coliseum tonight? Will it be the Lady Bulldogs who displayed tremendous energy and fight in defeating then-No. 20 Florida and then-No. 10 Mississippi State, or it will be the group of players that hardly looked like a team at all in subsequent losses to […] - Full Story

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Jan. 25, 2016

After playing its best game of the season on Thursday in dispatching No. 10 Mississippi State, Georgia turned in its worst performance of the year Sunday, falling to LSU 53-46 in Southeastern Conference play. It may have been an omen when the first three field goal attempts of the game by Georgia (14-6, 2-5) were […] - Full Story

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Jan. 23, 2016

Georgia is coming off its biggest victory of the season, a 47-43 win over No. 10 Mississippi State on Thursday, and the Lady Bulldogs want to ensure that what happened after their last triumph over a ranked team doesn’t occur again. After bouncing then-No. 20 Florida on Jan. 14 (its fifth consecutive Southeastern Conference game […] - Full Story

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Jan. 22, 2016

After a disastrous outing last Sunday in Tuscaloosa, Georgia displayed it can stay and play with the big dogs Thursday, dispatching No. 10 Mississippi State 47-43 at Stegeman Coliseum. Senior Shacobia Barbee led the way with a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds. It was her fourth double-double in Southeastern Conference play, her seventh […] - Full Story

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Jan. 17, 2016

It’s amazing what a victory at Florida can do. After starting its Southeastern Conference schedule with three losses — and three games it didn’t particularly play well in — Georgia broke through Thursday evening with an impressive 71-61 victory over the No. 20 Gators in Gainesville, completing its league-opening gauntlet of ranked teams. It’s way […] - Full Story

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Jan. 14, 2016

To add to the weight that has already accumulated on the Lady Bulldogs’ shoulders, the players woke up Monday morning to find that their next opponent will be the fourth consecutive top-25 team they’ve faced. Still looking for their first Southeastern Conference victory, the struggling Lady Bulldogs (12-4, 0-3) venture to Gainesville on Thursday to […] - Full Story

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Jan. 10, 2016

After spanking non-conference opponents left and right with a running game that was almost impossible to slow down, it seems Georgia has lost its offensive way in Southeastern Conference play. The Lady Bulldogs lost their third consecutive SEC game Sunday, 64-53 to No. 10 Kentucky, failing to tally a single fast-break basket and shooting a […] - Full Story

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Jan. 8, 2016

Georgia followed up its worst first quarter of the season with one of its best third quarters against No. 20 Missouri Thursday, but the final 10 minutes were nothing short of a disaster as the Tigers escaped Stegeman Coliseum with a 54-48 Southeastern Conference victory. Missouri (14-1, 1-1) bounced back from its league-opening defeat against […] - Full Story

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Jan. 2, 2016

Georgia appears to be moving in the right direction as the most important part of its season approaches. The Lady Bulldogs (12-1) are riding an 11-game winning streak as they kick off Southeastern Conference play at 5 p.m. Sunday against No. 16 Texas A&M in College Station. But the team will no doubt run up […] - Full Story

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Jan. 1, 2016

The structure in Jacksonville once known as the Gator Bowl has always been a pretty happy place for Vince Dooley. While many remember Georgia’s breathtaking 26-21 victory over Florida en route to the 1980 national championship as a signature event, the stadium — which has undergone several renovations and name changes since opening in 1927 […] - Full Story

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Dec. 28, 2015

Pachis Roberts earned the first start of her Georgia career Monday evening and made the most of it, which bodes well for the Lady Bulldogs as they head into Southeastern Conference play. A redshirt junior who transferred to Georgia from Syracuse two years ago, Roberts scored a career-best (and game-high) 25 points in 28 minutes […] - Full Story

Georgia will close out 2015 and the non-Southeastern Conference portion of its schedule with a 7 p.m. game Monday against Tennessee Tech at Stegeman Coliseum. The Lady Bulldogs are 11-1 and riding a 10-game winning streak going into its 11th all-time battle against the Golden Eagles. Tennessee Tech, members of the Ohio Valley Conference, plays […] - Full Story

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Dec. 23, 2015

The Georgia coaching staff donned ugly Christmas sweaters for Wednesday afternoon’s game against Cincinnati, and for the most part players from both sides responded with a fairly unattractive performance. In the end, however, Georgia’s output was a little less unsightly than Cincinnati’s as the Lady Bulldogs (11-1) won their 10th consecutive game, 60-42 at Stegeman […] - Full Story

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Dec. 22, 2015

After a competitive battle on the road Sunday against Wright State, Georgia returns to Stegeman Coliseum for a 1 p.m. matinee Wednesday with the Cincinnati Bearcats. The Lady Bulldogs (10-1) are riding a nine-game winning streak and will play their final game before Christmas with a national-best 54-game home winning stretch against non-conference opponents. Georgia’s […] - Full Story

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Dec. 19, 2015

After taking a ton of exams, building some 90 bicycles and getting reacquainted with their practice facility, the Georgia Lady Bulldogs return to the court Sunday afternoon after a 12-day layoff. When we last left the Lady Bulldogs (9-1), they were riding an eight-game winning streak and were developing a nice chemistry and finding an […] - Full Story

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Dec. 8, 2015

Thousands of spirited Clarke County elementary school students at Georgia’s game Tuesday morning received a textbook lesson on how to put away an opponent. The Lady Bulldogs (9-1) extended their winning streak to eight games and defeated their 54th consecutive non-conference opponent at Stegeman Coliseum with a 77-39 waxing of visiting Furman (5-4) before a […] - Full Story

Georgia recorded perhaps the first signature victory of the Joni Taylor era Sunday when the Lady Bulldogs unleashed a torrid second half to take a 70-52 win over No. 21 Seton Hall, Taylor’s first victory over a ranked team. Now riding a seven-game winning streak, Georgia (8-1) will open the doors to Stegeman Coliseum early […] - Full Story

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Dec. 4, 2015

Georgia showed no ill effects from back-to-back games and for all practical purposes claimed the state women’s basketball championship Thursday, squashing visiting Kennesaw State 82-34 at Stegeman Coliseum. With no more Peach State opponents on their schedule, the Lady Bulldogs are 4-0 against Georgia-based opponents, claiming victories over Georgia Tech, Georgia Southern, Mercer and now […] - Full Story

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Dec. 2, 2015

Georgia earned its 19th consecutive victory over Mercer Wednesday evening at Stegeman Coliseum, but it was anything but a gimme. The Lady Bulldogs improved to 6-1 with a 57-44 victory over the Bears (4-3) in a game that Georgia did not crack open until early in the third quarter. Trailing by a point at the […] - Full Story

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Nov. 27, 2015

During his five years in a Georgia football uniform, Kanon Parkman had the good fortune to be on teams that went 5-0 against Georgia Tech. But had Parkman not been around, at least two of those games might have gone the other way. As a freshman in 1991, the Stone Mountain native kicked a 34-yard […] - Full Story