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Mar. 27, 2015

Georgia’s quarterback competition will heat up Saturday with the first spring scrimmage. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald break down how the race is shaping up and our impressions of where the candidates stand in the latest “Bulldog Bytes” podcast. We get extra insight from someone that knows a thing or two […] - Full Story

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Mar. 24, 2015

Georgia reached the NCAA men’s basketball tournament for the first time since 2011, but the Bulldogs stay was short as eventual Sweet 16 team Michigan State prevailed in Charlotte. On the latest “Bulldog Bytes” podcast, Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald look back at the season just completed and look ahead and […] - Full Story

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Mar. 23, 2015

With Georgia’s season just ended in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament, Cameron Forte sized up the departing seniors and the incoming freshmen and still liked the makeup of the Bulldogs for next season. “It will be tough losing two posts but we’ll have three, four or five experienced wings so I don’t think it will […] - Full Story

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Mar. 22, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | What’s next for Georgia men’s basketball after a 21-12 season ended with the Bulldogs going out as a No. 10 seed in an NCAA tournament game at Time Warner Cable Arena? The answer to that question in 2011 turned out to be losing NBA early entries Trey Thompkins and Travis Leslie and […] - Full Story

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Mar. 21, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Georgia kept getting knocked down but kept coming back. Right until the closing seconds of its round of 64 NCAA Tournament East Region game against No. 23 Michigan State Friday at Time Warner Cable Arena. Georgia twice rallied in the second half from down 13 but in the end, the result was […] - Full Story

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Mar. 20, 2015

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Adam Pecina is afraid Kenny Gaines hates him. OK, not really. Pecina, on Georgia’s athletic training staff the last nine months, laughs when he says that, but he concedes he might be getting on Gaines’ nerves. That’s because it’s Pecina’s job to get the sprained left foot of the Georgia star guard […] - Full Story

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. | When Georgia finished its 40-minute NCAA tournament open practice at Time Warner Cable Arena Thursday, assistant coach Yasir Rosemond made sure to get a keepsake. He had a photo snapped of him with former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill. Coach Mark Fox chatted courtside with Bill Raftery, who is calling the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 17, 2015

Even before Georgia’s name showed up on the screen on the NCAA tournament selection show on Sunday night, Matt Bucklin braced himself when he saw Michigan State as a No. 7 seed in Charlotte. “To be honest with you, my heart sunk, took a leap, did something,” Bucklin said. Georgia had been projected as a […] - Full Story

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Mar. 16, 2015

A year ago Mark Fox couldn’t have envisioned exactly what his Georgia men’s basketball team would have to go through to get there, but he saw a seasoned roster that had the makeup to reach the NCAA tournament. That became reality on Sunday night when the Bulldogs received an at-large bid as a No. 10 […] - Full Story

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Mar. 15, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Who are these people? Why are they playing together? There were stretches during Saturday’s second semifinal at the Southeastern Conference Tournament where Georgia’s five on the floor brought forth these questions. As for the answers, well… we’re learning more and more about who Kenny Paul Geno is and what Cameron Forte is […] - Full Story

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Georgia players will gather at basketball coach Mark Fox’s home on Sunday night for a chance to see their hard work this season pay off with an expected NCAA tournament berth, the program’s first since 2011. The Bulldogs had a chance to add to its profile by securing its best win of […] - Full Story

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Mar. 14, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | No pain, no Gaines.  For Georgia, this season has been about dealing with injuries and managing the role and rotation implications that come with starters and key reserves constantly shuffling in and out of the trainer’s room.  By now, whether snakebitten or what, the Bulldogs are used to being shorthanded.  So no […] - Full Story

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. | Georgia got some payback against South Carolina late Friday night, turning the tables on the team that swept it in the regular season. Of course, as has been a theme for the Bulldogs, injury worries were a big backdrop of the 74-62 SEC tournament quarterfinal victory at Bridgestone Arena. South Carolina rallied from a […] - Full Story

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Mar. 12, 2015

Georgia opens play in the Southeastern Conference tournament Friday night insisting it is bringing the same mindset that led to the Bulldogs’ 20-win season even if its postseason fate isn’t expected to ride on the outcome. The Bulldogs are in a position they haven’t been in for more than a decade entering the tournament: considered […] - Full Story

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Mar. 9, 2015

The way the seeds shook out in the end for this week’s Southeastern Conference tournament impacts not only the path to advance but teams having more time to let injuries mend. Georgia was among those that landed the double bye that goes to the top four teams. The No. 3 seeded Bulldogs open play Friday […] - Full Story

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Mar. 8, 2015

Things fell into place for Georgia about as well as it could have hoped for when it came to seeding for the SEC men’s basketball tournament this coming week in Nashville. The Bulldogs earned a coveted double bye that goes to the top four seeds after finishing in a four-way tie for third in the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 7, 2015

AUBURN, Ala. | Georgia opened SEC regular season play with Kenny Paul Geno breaking his left wrist and ended it Saturday at Auburn Arena with starter Kenny Gaines out of the lineup with a walking boot on his sprained left foot. The Bulldogs and coach Mark Fox still found a way to cobble together victories […] - Full Story

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Mar. 6, 2015

Based off of how it hung with top-ranked Kentucky down to the final minutes, Georgia has the look of a team that has the capability to do some damage in the NCAA tournament. Now, it’s a matter of making sure the Bulldogs (19-10, 10-7 SEC) are in the field of 68. Georgia closes out its regular […] - Full Story

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Mar. 4, 2015

There wasn’t much consolation for Georgia late Tuesday night for putting quite a scare into No. 1 Kentucky, the team that nobody has toppled this season. The Bulldogs for 35 minutes looked like they were on the verge of doing the near unthinkable, ending the Wildcats’ perfect season. Georgia led by as much as nine […] - Full Story

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Mar. 3, 2015

 Georgia vs. No. 1 Kentucky — Stegeman Coliseum   Kentucky wins 72-64 Georgia gave No. 1 Kentucky a scare, but the unbeaten Wildcats used a late 20-6 run to secure their 30th consecutive victory on Tuesday night. Georgia (19-10, 10-6) seniors Nemanja Djurisic and Marcus Thornton did their part while bidding Stegeman Coliseum farewell. Djurisic […] - Full Story

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Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox has finally signed the extension to his contract that the school announced last spring he would be getting, athletic director Greg McGarity confirmed Tuesday. Fox signed the deal a couple of weeks ago, McGarity said. It extended his contract two seasons to take it through March 31, 2018. His […] - Full Story

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Mar. 2, 2015

The biggest storyline in college basketball makes its way to Stegeman Colisem on Tuesday night. Top-ranked Kentucky is in town and two wins away from completing an unbeaten regular season. If the Wildcats remain unscathed and win the national championship April 6, they would become the first men’s team to complete a perfect season since […] - Full Story

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Playing top-ranked and unbeaten Kentucky in March is enough to make Stegeman Coliseum an electric atmosphere Tuesday night by itself. There are plenty of other subplots to the game. Here are five: SENIOR NIGHT It’s the final home game for Georgia’s three seniors, including frontcourt starters Marcus Thornton and Nemanja Djurisic. Thornton is from down […] - Full Story

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Feb. 28, 2015

Georgia can’t call itself an NCAA tournament team just yet, but it sure looked like one in dismantling the Southeastern Conference’s last-place team Saturday. The Bulldogs’ 68-44 rout of Missouri at Stegeman Coliseum may not put fear into Kentucky heading into Tuesday’s visit from the top-ranked Wildcats, but the Georgia made sure it didn’t get […] - Full Story

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Georgia celebrated its past and present on Alec Kessler Bobblehead Day. For a little more than two hours Saturday afternoon, the red-and-black clad masses at Stegeman Coliseum rained praise upon the current Georgia Bulldogs. There were few reasons to complain outside of a nine-minute, 43-second stretch in the second half where Georgia only made two […] - Full Story

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