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Mar. 3, 2015

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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Feb. 27, 2015

There’s quite a high-profile game ahead Tuesday for the Georgia men’s basketball team against top-ranked and unbeaten Kentucky and an important road win at Ole Miss just behind. That could make Saturday’s game against Missouri, the SEC’s last place-team, a potential danger zone, but the Bulldogs don’t sound overly concerned about slipping up again like […] - Full Story

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Feb. 26, 2015

A couple of road victories at Ole Miss and Alabama have given the Georgia men’s basketball team some extra cushion as it tries to secure an NCAA tournament berth. It also has the Bulldogs in position again to make a run for a double bye in the conference tournament March 11-15 in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. […] - Full Story

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A couple of road victories at Ole Miss and Alabama have given the Georgia men’s basketball team some extra cushion as it tries to secure an NCAA tournament berth. It also has the Bulldogs in position again to make a run for a double bye in the conference tournament March 11-15 in Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena. […] - Full Story

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Feb. 24, 2015

Georgia’s football hype videos are well-received, but they weren’t up for any Oscars the other night. In the latest edition of Bulldog Bytes, Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald talk movies they’ve seen in the last year (hint: not many) and what they saw coming out of the NFL combine (former Bulldog […] - Full Story

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Feb. 23, 2015

Georgia didn’t get back to Athens until about 4 a.m. Sunday after its men’s basketball overtime victory at Alabama Saturday night The team took a bus ride home after plane issues. Even so, going on the road for Georgia has been a winning proposition more often than not this season. The Bulldogs are 6-4 on […] - Full Story

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Feb. 20, 2015

Forward Nemanja Djurisic felt the need to offer an apology to his Georgia teammates for drawing a costly technical that would be more expected from a freshman than a senior. That was hardly the only thing that led to a second straight home loss to a lower-tier SEC team. The days in between Tuesday’s 64-58 […] - Full Story

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Feb. 18, 2015

With 7:57 remaining in the first half of Georgia’s 64-58 loss against South Carolina on Tuesday night, Nemanja Djurisic bounced the basketball at an official in disgust due to a foul call he disagreed with . The act drew the senior forward a technical foul and his third personal foul of the half. At the […] - Full Story

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It wasn’t that long ago Georgia was building an impressive resume for the NCAA Tournament and vying for the distinction as the second-best team in the Southeastern Conference. After another bad loss to South Carolina Tuesday, the Bulldogs have lost three of their last five, with a 7-6 conference record that places them six games […] - Full Story

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Feb. 17, 2015

Georgia will be without starting guard J.J. Frazier Tuesday night against South Carolina due to injuries sustained Saturday against Auburn. Frazier, the Bulldogs’ second leading scorer in SEC play at 11.5 points per game, sustained a concussion and a fracture to his orbital bone in his face in the second half. “Tough news for J.J. […] - Full Story

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Feb. 14, 2015

The Georgia men’s basketball team had mostly avoided all of that bubble talk that is so prevalent this time of year because it owned a handful of quality wins and avoided what’s considered a bad loss. Like to a team ranked No. 162 in the RPI. That’s where Auburn stood coming into Stegeman Coliseum Saturday […] - Full Story

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Feb. 13, 2015

This is the stretch of the season when the Georgia men’s basketball team usually needs to kick it into gear to have a shot to make its March memorable. The Bulldogs this time around have been in overdrive since back in the nonconference portion of its schedule, putting themselves in a rare position: playing seemingly […] - Full Story

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Feb. 12, 2015

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kenny Gaines scored 15 points, on 6-of-12 shooting, and Charles Mann added 14 to help Georgia beat Texas A&M 62-53 on Wednesday night. The game was tied midway through the second half before the Bulldogs reeled off eight consecutive points, including a 3-pointer by Taylor Echols, to lead 51-43 with […] - Full Story

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Feb. 11, 2015

J.J. Frazier, the 5-foot-10, lifelong South Georgian with a deft backcourt touch, is the only college basketball player whom I can look in the eye. In fact, unless I have begun to shrink, I am a little more than an inch taller than he is, which contributes to the legend of the southpaw point guard […] - Full Story

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Feb. 7, 2015

A parade of turnovers isn’t usually part of the formula for getting to a milestone victory. Mark Fox’s team did just enough good things Saturday to overcome their problems holding onto the ball to notch the 100th win of his Georgia head coaching career, 56-53, over Tennessee before 9,730 at Stegeman Coliseum. Fox will certainly […] - Full Story

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Yante Maten could empathize with fellow Georgia forward Marcus Thornton. If anybody knew what Thornton would go through while trying to recover from a concussion, it was Maten. Earlier this season, Maten suffered a concussion after being hit by a car on campus and like Thornton, couldn’t practice or travel with the team on a […] - Full Story

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Feb. 6, 2015

Midway through its Southeastern Conference schedule, the Georgia men’s basketball team is about where it was expected to be: jockeying for position in the upper tier of the league. The Bulldogs are one win out of second place but a loss away from ninth place, which could make Saturday’s game in Stegeman Coliseum against Tennessee a […] - Full Story

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Feb. 3, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Andrew Harrison scored a season-high 23 points and combined with Karl-Anthony Towns for key baskets down the stretch that helped top-ranked Kentucky stop pesky Georgia 69-58 on Tuesday night. Twice on the verge of running away from a Georgia squad playing its second straight game without leading scorer and rebounder Marcus […] - Full Story

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Feb. 2, 2015

It should be an interesting next 48 hours in Bulldog Nation. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banneer-Herald dive into the recruiting madness with Georgia heading into national signing day. For that, we turn to Rusty Mansell of 247Sports to give us the lowdown with commitments, decommitments and flips. (Note: We recorded this […] - Full Story

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There haven’t been any David slaying Goliath endings for Georgia when it comes to its history going up against No. 1 ranked men’s basketball teams. The Bulldogs enter Tuesday night’s game at unbeaten Kentucky 0-14 all-time in such scenarios. And these Wildcats, in the words of Georgia coach Mark Fox on Monday, are “having one […] - Full Story

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Kentucky is so good and so talented that people look for when (and if) the Wildcats may finally slip up this season. One of the games most mentioned is March 3 at Georgia. It certainly would be a stunner if it was Tuesday night when the Bulldogs visit Rupp Arena. Georgia will try to give […] - Full Story

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