Closer look: UGA men’s basketball team hosts FAMU on Saturday

FLORIDA A&M AT GEORGIA

When: 4 p.m. today

Where: Stegeman Coliseum

Radio: WRFC 960-AM

TV: CSS

Records: Georgia is 4-7; FAMU is 4-7.

Rankings: Neither team is ranked.

Probable starting lineups: FAMU: F Markee Teal (Sr., 6-7, 235, 8.1 ppg, 5.3 rpg); F Jamari Bradshaw (Jr., 6-6, 210, 10.9 ppg, 4.4 rpg); G Jamie Adams (Jr., 5-10, 166, 15.5 ppg, 3.6 rpg); G Reggie Lewis (Jr., 6-2, 200, 11.1 ppg, 2.1 rpg); G Walter Davis (Jr., 6-1, 190, 3.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg). Georgia: F Brandon Morris (Fr., 6-7, 205, 3.5 ppg, 1.8 rpg); F Donte’ Williams (Jr., 6-9, 225, 6.1 ppg, 5.1 rpg); F John Cannon (So., 6-10, 240, 4.0 ppg, 2.6 rpg); G Charles Mann (Fr., 6-4, 205, 5.2 ppg, 2.5 rpg); G Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (So., 6-5, 205, 18.1 ppg, 7.2 rpg).

Series record: Georgia is 2-0 and won the most recent meeting 95-74 on Nov. 29, 2005, in Athens.

Seasons at a glance: Georgia is riding its first two-game winning streak of the season and is looking to continue the momentum in its first game back from the holiday break. FAMU opened the season 0-5 but has rebounded to win four of its last six games.

Noteworthy: Today’s game is the fourth in a five-game homestand for Georgia, which hosts George Washington on Friday and opens Southeastern Conference play on Jan. 9 at Florida. … Bulldogs sophomore Kentavious Caldwell-Pope is averaging 33.5 minutes per game, which is the fourth-most in the SEC. … Georgia freshmen Charles Mann, Kenny Gaines and Brandon Morris have combined to average 38.8 minutes per game this season along with 11.2 points. Mann leads the group with 18.2 minutes per game. … FAMU entered its holiday break with a 80-57 loss at Clemson, snapping a three-game winning streak. Reggie Lewis scored a team-best 26 points while teammate Markee Teal added 12 points.

— Chris White

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