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Oct. 19, 2016

Georgia has reached the SEC men’s basketball tournament semifinals each of the last three seasons. That’s something only Kentucky can say. The Bulldogs stand a good chance to get there again this season based on preseason projections. Georgia, is picked to finish fourth in the SEC, according to voting done by a panel of regional […] - Full Story

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Oct. 5, 2016

It’s not every day that a former Athens-area high school star finds himself in Stegeman Coliseum wearing a Georgia Bulldogs uniform. In fact, before former Athens Christian standout William “Turtle” Jackson arrived on campus in the fall of 2015, the last local standouts to don the red and black were Cedar Shoals’ Carlos Strong and […] - Full Story

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Sep. 29, 2016

A big football weekend at Georgia will have Mark Fox waiting until Sunday afternoon to get going with his squad. The Bulldogs will hold their first preseason practice two days after the NCAA permits men’s basketball teams to begin. There can be 30 practices in the 42 days before the season opener at Clemson on […] - Full Story

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Sep. 27, 2016

The jokes on social media were just too easy after the woes that Georgia’s kickers have had this season trying to put a ball through the uprights. If Georgia basketball forward Yante Maten can boot a 44-yard field goal, get him out there on the football team was the sentiment. Maten kicked one through from […] - Full Story

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Sep. 6, 2016

Georgia men’s basketball fans won’t have to wait until the new year to see the team in SEC play. The Bulldogs will get an early start in its conference schedule when they open at Auburn on Dec. 29, according to the league schedule announced on Tuesday. South Carolina visits Athens on Jan. 4 for the […] - Full Story

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Aug. 8, 2016

Georgia has completed its 2017-17 nonconference men’s basketball schedule with an in-state opponent. The Bulldogs will play Morehouse College on Nov. 30 in Athens. The Bulldogs have never played against the Atlanta historically black college, which plays on the NCAA Division II level. Georgia needed to find another game to fill out its nonconference schedule. […] - Full Story

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Jul. 29, 2016

Practices for Georgia football and men’s basketball regularly are held behind closed doors with the general public not permitted inside. That’s what makes Mark Fox opening up his practice gym to watch the Bulldogs Thursday afternoon and Saturday morning a rare behind the curtain look. The team leaves Sunday for an exhibition tour of Spain. […] - Full Story

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Jul. 13, 2016

Georgia is putting the finishing touches on its nonconference men’s basketball schedule for this coming season. It now includes a home game against a Big South opponent. Charleston Southern will visit Stegeman Coliseum on Dec. 17, a Saturday, according to the schedule released by that school on Tuesday. The Buccaneers were 9-21 last season. “We’re […] - Full Story

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Jun. 24, 2016

Another strong spring sports showing will help give Georgia a second straight top 15 finish in the Learfield Directors’ Cup. Led by third-place finishes nationally in men’s tennis and women’s track and field and fifth place for the softball team that reached the College World Series, the Bulldogs are poised to land at No. 15 […] - Full Story

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May. 12, 2016

Marquette will visit Georgia this coming men’s basketball season as part of a home-and-home series, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The game in Athens will be in early December and Georgia will play at Marquette in the 2017-18 season, a source told the Sentinel. Former Duke assistant coach and player Steve Wojiciechowski is entering […] - Full Story

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Apr. 29, 2016

Yante Maten’s homecoming trip back to Michigan with the Georgia basketball team next season comes for a game two days before Christmas. Georgia plays at Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., Dec. 23 in the second of a three-game series, according to a contract signed by the schools last month obtained in an open records request. […] - Full Story

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Apr. 1, 2016

Georgia forward Yante Maten answered candidly when asked what he must do to be successful in the future. His idea of personal development closely resembled what the Georgia basketball program must also do. “Knowing what I have to do is easier but in terms of actually doing it, that will be harder because I have […] - Full Story

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Mar. 21, 2016

MORAGA, Calif. | The Georgia Bulldog men’s basketball team fell to Saint Mary’s 77-65 Sunday night in the second round of the National Invitational Tournament at the McKeon Pavilion. Georgia concludes the season with a record of 20-14 overall and 10-8 in the Southeastern Conference. Saint Mary’s moves to 29-5 overall and 15-3 in the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 17, 2016

Yante Maten’s career-high 33 points carried Georgia past the Belmont Bruins in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday. Four Bulldogs finished in double figures as Georgia scored a season-high 93 points. The win was Georgia’s (20-13) 15th in Stegeman Coliseum, which tied a school record. • View photos from the game in our […] - Full Story

Yante Maten revealed to the media that he doesn’t have cable. The sophomore forward might want to pay up after his performance against Belmont on Wednesday night. He’ll probably find himself on Sportscenter given his career night. Maten scored a career high 33 points and grabbed 10 rebounds. He knocked down a career-high three 3-points. […] - Full Story

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Mar. 16, 2016

Some teams might be disappointed about playing in the NIT instead of the NCAA Tournament. The Georgia Bulldogs do not fall under that category. “I think our team is still excited about having the chance to play,” Georgia coach Mark Fox said. “There’s a lot of teams that have packed up and put everything away […] - Full Story

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Mar. 13, 2016

Mark Fox said he and his Georgia basketball players were disappointed when news came that the NCAA Tournament would happen without them. Their season isn’t over though. The Bulldogs (19-13) received and accepted a bid as a No. 3 seed in the NIT on Sunday night. Georgia will host the Belmont Bears (20-11) of the […] - Full Story

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Mar. 12, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn | The Georgia Bulldogs legs finally gave out. On their third game in as many days and facing Kentucky in an arena packed almost entirely with Wildcats fans, the Bulldogs SEC Tournament run came to an end in the semifinals for the third year in a row. Despite a stellar first half and […] - Full Story

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Only two teams have been to three consecutive semifinals of the SEC Tournament. One is Kentucky, which has also been to two straight Final Fours. The other is Georgia, which is trying to get to the NCAA Tournament for a second straight year. The two teams play Saturday with a berth in the conference […] - Full Story

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | For the second straight year, Georgia and South Carolina met in the last quarterfinal of the SEC Tournament in Bridgestone Arena. And for the second consecutive try, the Bulldogs came out on top. J.J. Frazier scored 20 points and came up with a steal with 2.1 seconds left in a game that […] - Full Story

NASHVILLE, Tenn | J.J. Frazier would not let his team lose to South Carolina on Friday. He tied the game for Georgia with a floater with 24 seconds left in the game. On the ensuing possession, he came up with a steal and was fouled with 2.1 seconds left. Frazier stepped to the line and […] - Full Story

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Mar. 11, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Georgia has the chance to do something Friday night that it hasn’t accomplished since Ronald Reagan’s first term as President. Georgia (18-12), following its 79-69 win over Mississippi State Thursday in the SEC Tournament, takes on South Carolina for the third time this season. The Bulldogs won the first two meetings against the […] - Full Story

NASHVILLE,Tenn. | Georgia was one of the final two teams to tip-off on Thursday night. The Bulldogs of both Georgia and Mississippi State waited all day, as three other second round SEC Tournament games took place in  Bridgestone Arena. And Georgia will have to sit and wait all over again Friday as the Bulldogs will again […] - Full Story

NASHVILLE, Tenn | In three Georgia wins leading up to the SEC Tournament, junior guard J.J. Frazier played his best near the end of games. He scored all 17 of his points against Alabama in the second half and scored 10 in the final three minutes of the Bulldogs road win at South Carolina. He […] - Full Story

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Mar. 10, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. | In the span of about 15 seconds Mark Fox used the word determined six times on Wednesday. This was in relation to the recent mindset of his team and how he wants it to continue to play in the SEC Tournament. The Bulldogs enter having won three straight games to end the regular […] - Full Story