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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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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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