UGA men’s tennis picked to win SEC east

A vote of the league’s 13 head coaches has picked the No. 6 Georgia men’s tennis team as the early favorite the win the Southeastern Conference’s East Division.

The reigning SEC Tournament champions and NCAA quarterfinalists received 65 total points — including three first-place votes — to place them atop the competitive SEC East, while Ole Miss was picked to win the West as well as the overall conference championship with 74.

Tabbed to finish behind Georgia in the East is Tennessee (47), Florida (42), Kentucky (37), Vanderbilt (27), and South Carolina (13). The rest of the West behind the Rebels is Mississippi State (63), Texas A&M (53), Auburn (46), LSU (34), Alabama (22), and Arkansas (16).

The Bulldogs unofficially open the spring season this weekend, traveling to Palm Springs, Calif., for the annual National Collegiate Tennis Classic. Dual match play begins for the squad next weekend as Georgia hosts Vanderbilt on Jan. 25.

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by Marc Weiszer

Georgia has added a nonconference football game for the 2016 season. Nicholls State, an FCS school from Thibodaux, La., will get $525,000 for the game in Athens. The... Full Story

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@FUT360Stanimal That’s certainly a school of thought that some might have. Will be interesting to see what happens under new defense.

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