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Jan. 27, 2015

The Georgia men’s basketball team will look to continue its recent roll in SEC play Tuesday night against Vanderbilt. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald talk plenty of Bulldogs hoops and the emergence of J.J. Frazier in the latest Bulldog Bytes podcast. We also get the latest on Georgia football recruiting as […] - Full Story

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Jan. 26, 2015

Even if he was speaking with tongue firmly planted in cheek, an opposing coach saying this about J.J. Frazier shows how far the Georgia point guard has come. “We’ll probably play 40 minutes of box-and-one because I don’t want to see a guy get 37 on us,” Vanderbilt’s Kevin Stallings said heading into Tuesday’s 7 […] - Full Story

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The rest of the Southeastern Conference isn’t conceding unbeaten and top-ranked Kentucky will win the regular season league title, but it would be a stunner if the Wildcats don’t take the crown. Who’s next? Mississippi State coach Rick Ray has suggested that Georgia is the second best team in the league. “I don’t know about […] - Full Story

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Jan. 23, 2015

A week and half after Georgia ended its men’s basketball season last year, the school announced a two-year contract extension for coach Mark Fox. So why, nearly 10 months later, has that revamped contract not been signed? Part of the reason were some personnel changes in the UGA athletic department (executive associate athletic director Frank […] - Full Story

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The big headaches created for Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox at his ever-changing small forward position haven’t derailed the Bulldogs progress this season. “We’re band-aiding it pretty good,” Fox said Friday before his team left for a game Saturday at Mississippi State. “We’ve had to kind of shift that around a lot more than […] - Full Story

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The boosts in salary for Georgia football coaches include Mark Richt. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald discuss on the latest Bulldog Bytes the new $4 million salary for the head coach that came after another 10-win season but one that ended in the Belk Bowl. Former Bulldogs quarterback D.J. Shockley joins […] - Full Story

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Jan. 21, 2015

Charles Mann and Georgia couldn’t get much going in the first half Tuesday night against Ole Miss. Mann was virtually a non-factor after picking up two early fouls and the Bulldogs appeared to be in trouble, trailing by as much as eight points before the break. He made up for lost time. Mann scored all […] - Full Story

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Jan. 19, 2015

A player whose college basketball career looked like it might be defined by being unable to stay on the court has transformed into a frontcourt stalwart in the Southeastern Conference. Marcus Thornton, the fifth-year senior who needed to take a medical redshirt two years ago after his third knee surgery, wouldn’t be the guy most […] - Full Story

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The march to landing in the NCAA tournament for the Georgia men’s basketball team still includes 14 games on its SEC regular season schedule. That’s a chance to enhance its resume by beating more quality teams. The Bulldogs (11-5) already stand at No. 27 in the NCAA’s official RPI, which takes into account strength of […] - Full Story

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Jan. 17, 2015

Marcus Thornton already knew what it was like to beat Florida, but most of his teammates did not. Until Saturday when Georgia completed a big bounce-back week by handling the Gators, 73-61, in front of a sold-out crowd at Stegeman Coliseum. Before a national TV audience on CBS, Georgia snapped Florida’s 24-game SEC winning streak […] - Full Story

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Georgia freshman Yante Maten didn’t know if he’d be cleared to play in Saturday’s game against rival Florida until two hours before tip-off. Heck, last Sunday night, Maten wasn’t sure if he had all of his body parts intact after being hit by a car on campus. Maten only suffered a concussion and received several […] - Full Story

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Jan. 15, 2015

Georgia football coaches have hit the road now that the recruiting dead period is over. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald get the lowdown on “Bulldog Bytes” on how Georgia’s 2015 class is shaping up from Chad Simmons, national recruiting analyst for Scout.com. We also look at new titles for Georgia assistant […] - Full Story

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Jan. 12, 2015

The Georgia men’s basketball team’s injury issues continue at small forward. Starter Juwan Parker’ status for Wednesday’s 9 p.m. game at Vanderbilt is up in the air after the sophomore left Saturday night’s double overtime loss at LSU with an Achilles’ injury, coach Mark Fox said Monday. “Hopefully we’ll have him for the game but […] - Full Story

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Dec. 12, 2014

Georgia won’t return to the practice field until Wednesday to start preparations for the Belk Bowl, but we’ve got you covered with the latest Bulldog Bytes podcast. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald take a look at the scaled back practice schedule, the All-SEC teams and basketball guard Kenny Gaines’ shoulder injury. […] - Full Story

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Dec. 9, 2014

The bowl matchup is set. Nobody was shooting for the Belk Bowl before the season started, but Georgia-Louisville offers up Todd Grantham to try to slow down Georgia’s high-scoring offense. Marc Weiszer and Fletcher Page of the Athens Banner-Herald break down the Bulldogs going to Charlotte instead of Tampa or Orlando and the Grantham storyline. […] - Full Story

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Sep. 4, 2014

The Georgia men‚Äôs basketball team will play Gonzaga in New York‚Äôs Madison Square Garden in a predetermined semifinal matchup in the NIT Season Tip-Off Nov. 26, according to ESPN‚Äôs 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‚Äôt get enough of us on Dogbytesonline.com, Onlineathens.com and Twitter, the Athens Banner-Herald‚Äôs UGA coverage will now be coming to your headphones and smartphones. Today marks the debut of ‚ÄúBulldog Bytes‚Äù 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‚Äôs men‚Äôs basketball schedule on Friday night. We brought you Georgia‚Äôs 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‚Äôs basketball program‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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‚Äôs 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. ‚ÄúWe‚Äôre still committed,‚Äù 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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Feb. 24, 2014

There is a bit more separation today in the Southeastern Conference standings between Georgia and the rest of the pack that trails Florida and Kentucky. - Full Story

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Feb. 11, 2014

After the effort Georgia had to expend to reach their destination, today’s game against Mississippi State may seem almost easy in comparison. - Full Story

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Feb. 1, 2014

AUBURN, ALA. ‚Äî Auburn‚Äôs Chris Denson and KT Harrell got an abundance of scoring help for a change.Denson scored 18 points to lead five players in double digits and the Tigers made six straight free throws over the final 34 seconds in a 74-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday. The Tigers (10-9, 2-6 Southeastern Conference) […] - Full Story

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