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Sep. 4, 2014

The Georgia men’s basketball team will play Gonzaga in New York’s Madison Square Garden in a predetermined semifinal matchup in the NIT Season Tip-Off Nov. 26, according to ESPN’s Andy Katz. The format and matchups for the early season event had been uncertain for weeks as what had been a 16-team field in recent years […] - Full Story

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Aug. 19, 2014

Because you can’t get enough of us on Dogbytesonline.com, Onlineathens.com and Twitter, the Athens Banner-Herald’s UGA coverage will now be coming to your headphones and smartphones. Today marks the debut of “Bulldog Bytes” where we will talk Georgia football, basketball and whatever else might be on our minds. You can listen to the first show […] - Full Story

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Aug. 15, 2014

The Southeastern Conference officially announced the league’s men’s basketball schedule on Friday night. We brought you Georgia’s tentative schedule last week and there are a few minor shifts in dates. The TV slate and tipoff times are now added. Georgia has a game on CBS against Florida on Jan. 17 and two “Super Tuesday” games […] - Full Story

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Aug. 9, 2014

A former Georgia player is the men’s basketball program’s new operations coordinator. Matt Bucklin, a walk-on guard for Georgia from 2008-12, was promoted after two seasons as a graduate assistant for the program under coach Mark Fox. The Marietta, Ga., native replaces Byron Samuels, who served one season on the Georgia staff before being hired […] - Full Story

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Aug. 7, 2014

The Georgia men’s basketball team will open Southeastern Conference play at home against Arkansas on Jan. 6 and have its home finale March 3 against Kentucky, according to a draft of the team’s league schedule. After the Arkansas league opener, the Bulldogs will then have road games at LSU and Vanderbilt before returning home to […] - Full Story

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Jul. 25, 2014

Georgia is sticking to its plan to play in the NIT Season Tip-Off even though the men’s basketball tournament will have a scaled-down field this year. The November tournament is shaping up to have eight teams in it instead of 16 but uncertainty surrounding the event remains. “We’re still committed,” Georgia executive associate athletic director […] - Full Story

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Jul. 19, 2014

Former Georgia standout Janet Harris has been voted into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame, the organization announced Saturday. - Full Story

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Jul. 13, 2014

Georgia basketball forward Brandon Morris is facing a felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Morris was arrested by Athens-Clarke County police and booked into the Clarke County Jail at 3:21 a.m. Sunday and released on a $2,500 bond before noon, according to the jail’s online booking report. The rising junior has […] - Full Story

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Georgia basketball forward Brandon Morris is facing a felony charge of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. - Full Story

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Jul. 8, 2014

Georgia is putting the finishing touches on its men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season. The latest game added is on Jan. 3, 2015 at Stegeman Coliseum against Norfolk State from the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, according to a contract obtained through an open records request. Norfolk State returns seven players and has added seven newcomers […] - Full Story

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Jul. 7, 2014

Rising senior Will “Turtle” Jackson has decommitted from Connecticut and committed to Georgia, Athens Christian basketball coach Ron Link confirmed Monday. Jackson is Georgia’s first commitment for 2015. The 6-foot-4, 175-pound point guard is ranked 34th overall and as a four-star recruit by Scout.com. He’s ranked No.21 at his position by ESPN. “Georgia’s getting a […] - Full Story

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Jun. 30, 2014

Georgia’s SEC schedule will include three permanent opponents beginning in the 2015-2016 season and Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox said Monday he would like Florida to be one of them. - Full Story

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Yante Maten and Osahen Iduwe are on campus and participating in summer workouts, Georgia basketball coach Mark Fox said during an SEC teleconference Monday. - Full Story

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Jun. 6, 2014

The third weekend in November will provide plenty in the rivalry department for Georgia fans. - Full Story

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The third weekend in November will provide plenty in the rivalry department for Georgia fans. The night before Auburn’s football team plays in Athens for the first time since 2011, Georgia’s men’s basketball team will open its season in Atlanta against Georgia Tech on Friday Nov. 14 at McCamish Pavilion. The Bulldogs haven’t started a […] - Full Story

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May. 31, 2014

Georgia has added another nonconference opponent to its men’s basketball schedule for the upcoming season and firmed up a date for another game. Florida Atlantic will visit Stegeman Coliseum on Sunday Nov. 23, according to a contract obtained under an open records request. The Owls’ new coach is former Detroit Pistons coach and NBA player […] - Full Story

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May. 28, 2014

A year ago, Danielle Collins was on the move. Looking for a coaching style that meshed for her, she left Florida after her freshman year and transferred to Virginia. Her first season as a Cavalier ended with her hoisting the NCAA women’s singles trophy on Monday afternoon at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. Her story […] - Full Story

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May. 27, 2014

When it comes to college athletes transferring, restrictions can vary by school, conference and sport. - Full Story

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Georgia believes it has found a way to tap into the type of energetic crowds that boosted the Bulldogs’ men’s basketball team late last season. Athletic director Greg McGarity called it a “move-down plan,” which will allow fans a chance some time during the first half of games to fill seats closer to the Stegeman […] - Full Story

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May. 16, 2014

Newly hired Georgia men’s basketball assistant coach Yasir Rosemond will be paid at the same annual salary as his predecessor. Rosemond is getting a salary of $160,000 per year, according to an open records request, which is what fifth-year assistant Stacey Palmore was making this past season before parting ways with the program. Georgia says […] - Full Story

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May. 9, 2014

Georgia is turning to an Atlanta native to help it make inroads in its men’s basketball recruiting efforts. Mark Fox has hired Samford assistant Yasir Rosemond to fill the vacancy on his coaching staff, the program officially announced Friday night. Rosemond played at Oregon from 1997-99 before transferring to Seattle Pacific for his senior year. […] - Full Story

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May. 8, 2014

Georgia is close to announcing the hire of a new men’s basketball assistant. Samford assistant Yasir Rosemond certainly appears to be the guy. Here’s what he tweeted this afternoon with an Instagram photo. New Digs!!!!!! #howboutthemdogs http://t.co/LuO0TAhhae — Yasir Rosemond (@Coach_Ya) May 8, 2014 Rosemond, 37 is an Atlanta native who should have connections in […] - Full Story

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May. 7, 2014

Football and men’s basketball dipped slightly in Georgia’s latest Academic Progress Rate report from scores that put them in the upper tier of the Southeastern Conference a year ago. Men’s golf, gymnastics and women’s swimming and diving earned repeat public recognition awards Wednesday from the NCAA for finishing in the top 10 percent nationally in […] - Full Story

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May. 5, 2014

Georgia’s nonconference men’s basketball schedule for next season has another attractive matchup. It will certainly be in the Peach State. Mercer, coming off a trip to the NCAA tournament that included an upset of Duke, will visit Stegeman Coliseum on Dec. 27. The schools have a one-game contract in which Georgia will pay Mercer $90,000 […] - Full Story

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May. 2, 2014

Tim Dixon is going back home to continue his college basketball career. The former Georgia reserve forward/center has signed with Columbus State, the NCAA Division II program confirmed. The 6-foot-10 Dixon played at Kendrick High in Columbus before transferring his senior season to Oldsmar (Fla.) Christian. He’s eligible to play immediately this coming season. Georgia […] - Full Story

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