bulldogs | basketball

stories from |

Jan. 14, 2016

Georgia evened its conference record with an 81-72 win over visiting Tennessee on Wednesday. Despite committing 20 turnovers, the Bulldogs secured victory thanks to the scoring efforts of J.J. Frazier and Kenny Gaines, who finished with 28 and 23 points respectively. The Bulldogs (9-5, 2-2) trailed Tennessee (8-8, 1-3) at halftime and the deficit grew […] - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

• View more photos from the game in our slideshow. - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 13, 2016

First-year players are constantly in unfamiliar territory, especially in conference play, and Derek Ogbeide worked himself into another unfamiliar situation at Ole Miss last weekend. Following a missed free throw, the freshman center tossed an Ole Miss player to the side like one chucks a shirt into a laundry basket, pulled in the rebound and found […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 12, 2016

Both Georgia and Tennessee enter Wednesday’s contest coming off a loss, setting the stage for two teams surely determined for a conference win. The Bulldogs (8-5, 1-2) fell 72-71 at Ole Miss last Saturday, and the Volunteers (8-7, 1-2) dropped a home game against No. 15 Texas A&M 92-88. Georgia squeaked out a 56-53 home […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 10, 2016

Charles Mann grinned cheek-to-cheek as he strolled into the post-game press room. That was a rare sight in December — both that the senior was requested for interviews and he was happy following a game. He had just played his best game of the season, where he posted 14 points, six assists, two rebounds and […] - Full Story

OXFORD, Miss. | The Georgia Bulldogs men’s basketball team (8-5, 1-2) fell to Ole Miss, 72-71, (12-3, 2-1) after the Rebels’ Stefan Moody scored a late game-winning basket Saturday night at The Pavilion at Ole Miss. The Bulldogs were led by sophomore Yante Maten with 20 points marking his seventh 20-point scoring output in the […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 9, 2016

Georgia (8-4, 1-1) is coming off its first SEC win after besting Missouri at home earlier this week and will look to get its first road victory at Ole Miss (11-3, 1-1) at 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Georgia shot a season-best 54.7 percent and hit 11 3-pointers in the 77-59 win over the Tigers. J.J. Frazier […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 6, 2016

Against Florida last Saturday, Georgia had its worst 3-point shooting performance of the season, hitting only 2 of its 12 attempts. The Bulldogs (8-4, 1-1) got right with their best 3-point showing of the year on Wednesday. Georgia knocked down a season-high 11 3-pointers — a season-best 58 percent. Naturally the Bulldogs lost their contest […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 5, 2016

Stegeman Coliseum perks up when Turtle Jackson rises from his seat on the bench and moves to check in at the scorers table. Fans erupt with a round of applause when the freshman’s name is announced. Jackson enters the game from time to time and normally play no more than a few minutes — he […] - Full Story

Georgia returns to action against Missouri in Stegeman Coliseum at 6:30 p.m. Last year when the Tigers (7-6, 0-0) came to Athens, the Bulldogs (7-4, 0-1) put forth their best defensive effort of the season in a 68-44 win. The Bulldogs are coming off a 77-63 loss at Florida in their SEC opener. Going into the […] - Full Story

Juwan Parker has yet to see the court this season due to an Achilles injury, and the junior won’t see playing time for the foreseeable future. Georgia coach Mark Fox said Parker’s status remains unchanged as he deals with his Achilles injury. “Maybe two weeks ago we did a test on him and we tried […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 4, 2016

GAINESVILLE, FLA. | Georgia dropped its first game of 2016 and its first Southeastern Conference game in a 77-63 loss to Florida on Saturday. The Gators raced to a 16 point lead in the first half and never trailed in the second half. Georgia continues its winless ways in Gainesville — the Bulldogs haven’t won […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 3, 2016

GAINESVILLE, Fla. | Nothing came easy for Georgia. No easy baskets, no easy possessions on defense. The Florida Gators made Georgia earn everything. And because of this, Georgia (7-4, 0-1) got worked in its SEC opener, falling to the much more active Gators (9-4, 1-0) 77-63. “They came out and played really quick and that […] - Full Story

stories from |

Jan. 2, 2016

Georgia’s men’s basketball team opens the new year and SEC play on the road when the Bulldogs travel to Gainesville to take on Florida. Georgia (7-3) has won four straight, while the Gators (8-4) are coming off their first home loss of the season. As the Bulldogs look to push their winning streak to five, […] - Full Story

stories from |

Dec. 30, 2015

Georgia’s freshmen did some good things against Robert Morris on Tuesday night. They also had some struggles. Mostly they played like freshmen — sometimes up, sometimes down and always learning — as Georgia finished its nonconference portion of the schedule with a 79-67 win. At times, Derek Ogbeide looked like the answer to Georgia’s rebounding […] - Full Story

Georgia picked up its fourth consecutive win, and ended 2015 on a high note, with a 79-67 win over Robert Morris on Tuesday. The Bulldogs (7-3) open SEC play on the road when they take on Florida in Gainesville on Saturday. Here are three things to know following the Robert Morris win: The other Kenny […] - Full Story

stories from |

Dec. 28, 2015

Georgia returns to action Tuesday against Robert Morris (2-10). The Bulldogs (6-3) are coming off a 71-48 victory over Clemson, their largest margin of victory on the season. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m at Stegeman Coliseum. Here are three things to watch heading into the Bulldogs final nonconference test. Putting the puzzle together: A basketball […] - Full Story

stories from |

Dec. 23, 2015

Georgia went back-to-back against ACC opponents and it won both games as the Bulldogs picked up a 71-48 win over Clemson on Tuesday. Charles Mann scored a season-high 18 points and Kenny Gaines added 17. The Bulldogs played stifling defense, limiting the Tigers to 27 percent from the field and missed 18 straight shots at […] - Full Story

It looked like it was going to be a long and drawn out night for Georgia. Clemson hit four early 3-pointers and jumped out to an early lead 16-12. Jaron Blossomgame, who came into the game averaging over 16 points per game, put up five quick points. And then Georgia started getting stops. Those stops […] - Full Story

stories from |

Dec. 21, 2015

Growing up J.J. Frazier had two favorite players. One was Allen Iverson, mostly because the 5-foot-10 Fraizer could relate to the similarly small Iverson. The other was Kobe Bryant. But the Georgia junior guard didn’t admire Bryant because of his gunner mentality or the championships he amassed during his time with the Lakers. Fraizer fell […] - Full Story

Georgia (5-3) returns to action Tuesday against Clemson (7-4) at 6 p.m. in Stegeman Coliseum. The Tigers represent the Bulldogs second straight ACC opponent after Georgia beat in-state rival Georgia Tech 75-61 on Saturday. J.J. Frazier scored 35 points and was named SEC Player of the Week. As the Bulldogs look to extend their winning streak […] - Full Story

J.J. Frazier scored 35 points against Georgia Tech on Saturday, the second Bulldogs player to notch 35 points in a game this season ( Kenny Gaines against Murray State). On Monday, Frazier was named the SEC’s Player of the Week. Gaines also took home the honor after he scored 35, sharing the award with Kentucky’s Tyler […] - Full Story