UGA men’s hoops hosts East Tennessee State

East Tennessee State at Georgia

AJ Reynolds/Staff
The Georgia men's basketball team takes on Tennessee State Friday night.

When: 7 p.m. Friday

Where: Stegeman Coliseum

Radio: WRFC 960-AM.

Television: None.

Records: Georgia is 1-4, East Tennessee State is 1-2.

Season at a glance: Georgia has lost four in a row and comes off of a 60-56 loss to UCLA in the consolation game of the Legend’s Classic on Tuesday. East Tennessee State broke a two-game losing streak by beating Charleston Southern 59-57 on Tuesday.

Probable starting lineups:

East Tennessee State: F Lester Wilson (Fr., 6-4, 205, 19.3 ppg, 6.0 rpg); F Hunter Harris (Jr., 6-7, 220, 8.0 ppg, 6.7 rpg); F John Walton (So., 6-7, 200, 5.3 ppg, 6.0 rpg); G Petey McClain (Fr., 6-0, 185, 2.0 ppg, 1.3 rpg); G Yunio Barrueta (Fr., 6-4, 215, 2.3 ppg, 1.0 rpg)

Georgia: F: Marcus Thornton (6-8, 235, Jr., 3.2 ppg, 5.2 rpg); F Nemanja Djurisic (6-8, 230, So., 8.8 ppg, 4.8 rpg); C Donte’ Williams (Jr., 6-9, 225, 5.7 ppg, 4.0 rpg); G Vincent Williams (6-0, 165, Sr., 6.2 ppg, 3.0 apg); Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (6-5, 205, 18.2 ppg, 6.4 rpg).

Series record: East Tennessee State leads 2-1.

Last meeting: East Tennessee State won 78-56 in the 2007 Hawaii Rainbow Classic.

Noteworthy: Georgia held halftime leads against No. 1 Indiana and No. 11 UCLA before losing in the Legend’s Classic. … Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has led Georgia in scoring in every game so far this season. … Marcus Thornton had a game-high 10 rebounds against UCLA. … Donte’ Williams moved into the starting lineup during the Legend’s Classic after missing the first three games for disciplinary reasons. … Georgia shot 6 of 23 (26.1 percent from the 3-point line against UCLA. … East Tennessee State rallied 20 points down in the first half to win at Charleston Southern 59-57 on Tuesday. … East Tennessee State started three freshmen against Charleston Southern and sophomore John Walton hit the game-winning shot with 3.7 seconds left. … East Tennessee State seniors Sheldon Cooley and Marcus Dubose have been suspended indefinitely for violating team rules.

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