Georgia Rumors & News

  • Georgia retains Yante Maten as he withdraws from NBA draft

    Macon Telegraph "Yante Maten is coming back. Georgia's top big man announced Tuesday on his Instagram page that he will return for his senior season of college basketball. Maten previously announced for the NBA draft to evaluate his options at pursuing basketball at the next level. Maten had until Wednesday..." May 24

  • Georgia's Maten to test NBA draft waters

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer "Georgia forward Yante Maten will at least test the waters when it comes to his potential NBA career. Maten announced Thursday morning that he is declaring for the NBA draft but will not hire an agent. By not signing with an agent, Maten leaves the door open for a potential return to Georgia for..." April 13

  • Belmont takes down Georgia in NIT

    The Sports Xchange "Sophomore guard Dylan Windler paced a balanced attack, and Belmont defeated short-handed Georgia 78-69 Wednesday in the first round of the NIT at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga., on Wednesday. Windler scored 21 points, and sophomore guard Evan Bradds added 15 points and seven rebounds for..." March 15

  • Kentucky beats Georgia to reach SEC semifinals

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- No. 8 Kentucky moved into the semifinals of the Southeastern Conference tournament with a 71-60 victory over Georgia on Friday at Bridgestone Arena. The Wildcats will face the South Carolina-Alabama winner at 1 p.m. Saturday. Top-seeded Kentucky (27-5) is in search..." March 10

  • Georgia gets important win against Tennessee

    The Sports Xchange "J.J. Frazier scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, leading Georgia to a hard-fought 59-57 win over Tennessee on Thursday in the Southeastern Conference tournament at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Bulldogs entered the SEC tournament in need of a deep run to earn an at-large..." March 09

  • Georgia looking into replacing Mark Fox

    Larry Brown Sports "Georgia’s basketball program has not exactly thrived under Mark Fox, so the school is looking into potentially replacing the coach, according to a report. Yahoo Sports’ Pat Forde says that Georgia “is exploring its options to replace Mark Fox.” That makes it clear that they are dissatisfied..." March 07

  • Balanced attack lifts Arkansas past Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "Dusty Hannahs, Moses Kingsley and Jaylen Barford each scored 15 points to lead Arkansas to an 85-67 victory over Georgia on Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark. Kingsley also had nine rebounds and Trey Thompson eight as the Razorbacks dominated the paint, outscoring Georgia, 48-22. They also shot..." March 04

  • Frazier scores 31 as Georgia edges Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Star guard J.J. Frazier scored 31 points, and Georgia got a key defensive stop on Auburn's final possession to hold off the visiting Tigers 79-78 Wednesday on Senior Night at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Down by one, Auburn had possession with just over seven seconds to play. Freshman..." March 01

  • Frazier's last-second free throws lift Georgia over LSU

    The Sports Xchange "J.J. Frazier scored a game-high 29 points, including two free throws with 1.6 seconds remaining, to give Georgia an 82-80 victory over LSU in an SEC game Saturday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. The defeat extended the Tigers' losing streak to a school-record 15 games and left them..." February 25

  • Frazier carries Georgia past Alabama

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard J.J. Frazier scored 28 points and made key plays on both ends of the court as Georgia knocked off Alabama 60-55 Thursday at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Georgia never trailed but almost saw its double-digit lead erased midway through the second half. Alabama was..." February 23

  • No. 13 Kentucky rebuffs Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "ATHENS, Ga. -- Kentucky remained in a first-place tie with Florida in the SEC with a thrilling 82-77 victory at Georgia on Saturday that featured 13 ties and 15 lead changes. "Anytime we win a road game in our league I'm ecstatic," Kentucky coach John Calipari said. "I'd rather learn from a..." February 18

  • Maten's 24 points push Georgia past Mississippi State

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Yante Maten scored 24 points, and Georgia rallied past Mississippi State in the second half of a 79-72 win Tuesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Senior point guard J.J. Frazier scored all 17 of his points in the second half, fueling a strong closing 20 minutes by Georgia..." February 15

  • Freshman Crump key in Bulldogs' win over Vols

    The Sports Xchange "Senior point guard J.J. Frazier scored 29 points, and freshman guard Tyree Crump provided a spark in his first career start, as Georgia overcame a double-digit deficit in the second half and beat Tennessee 76-75 Saturday at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tenn. Crump scored 13 points,..." February 11

  • Chiozza guides No. 17 Florida into tie for SEC lead

    The Sports Xchange "No. 17 Florida is the hottest team in the Southeastern Conference heading the final stretch of league play. Junior guard Chris Chiozza scored 15 points, and the Gators moved into a first-place tie in the SEC with a 72-60 win over Georgia on Tuesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga...." February 07

  • Dozier leads No. 19 South Carolina by Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "It hasn't been forgotten that Georgia single-handedly eliminated South Carolina from the NCAA Tournament last season. Gamecocks coach Frank Martin has had to re-live and re-discuss the situation numerous times this season and he hopes the subject will finally be cast aside after his..." February 04

  • No. 8 Kentucky needs OT to rebuff upset-minded Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Without Malik Monk, No. 8 Kentucky might very well have lost its third straight game. The freshman guard scored 37 points and sophomore guard Isaiah Briscoe added 23 points, 11 rebounds and eight assists to lead the Wildcats to a thrilling 90-81 overtime victory over..." February 01

  • Georgia storms back to beat Texas

    The Sports Xchange "Yante Maten scored 21 points and hit a clutch layup in the final minute as Georgia roared back from a 10-point first-half deficit and outlasted Texas 59-57 on Saturday afternoon at Stegeman Coliseum in a SEC/Big 12 Challenge contest in Athens, Ga. A 3-pointer by Andrew Jones with 1:20 to play..." January 28

  • Key ignites Alabama in victory over Georgia

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Braxton Key scored 26 points and Alabama beat struggling Georgia 80-60 on Wednesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Senior guard Corban Collins finished with 15 points, including four 3-pointers for the Crimson Tide (12-7, 5-2 SEC), who bounced back from a 20-point loss..." January 26

  • Texas A&M stuns Georgia with late comeback

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman forward Robert Williams hit an interior basket with 20 seconds left, helping Texas A&M complete a furious late comeback and beat Georgia 63-62 Saturday at Reed Arena in College Station, Texas. Georgia failed to get a shot off on its final possession on a controversial finish that..." January 21

  • Maten helps Georgia defeat struggling Vanderbilt

    The Sports Xchange "Junior forward Yante Maten scored 21 points and Georgia handled struggling Vanderbilt in a 76-68 victorty Tuesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Maten led four Bulldog starters in double figures, with senior point guard J.J. Frazier finishing with 15 points, six rebounds and five..." January 18

  • No. 23 Florida outlasts Georgia in OT

    The Sports Xchange "Florida coach Mike White had a premonition and it wasn't the type a coach likes to have before a game. The Gators haven't been clicking on all cylinders despite not losing in more than a month and he feared the team's good fortune was about to turn. "We had our worst practice yesterday..." January 14

  • Georgia handles cold-shooting Ole Miss

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia guard J.J. Frazier had a team-high 17 points and forward Yante Maten posted a double-double for the Bulldogs in a 69-47 win Wednesday night against cold-shooting Ole Miss in a SEC game at Oxford, Miss. Maten had 15 points and 11 rebounds as Georgia improved to 11-5 overall and 3-1 in..." January 11

  • Georgia pulls away from Missouri

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard J.J. Frazier scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and recorded five steals to help Georgia rally to a 71-66 victory over Missouri on Saturday in SEC play at Athens, Ga. Junior forward Yante Maten contributed 17 points and nine rebounds as the Bulldogs won despite..." January 07

  • Thornwell's return boosts South Carolina in 67-61 win

    The Sports Xchange "Sindarius Thornwell returned from a six-game suspension and had a big night, leading South Carolina to a 67-61 road win over Georgia on Wednesday night in an SEC game at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Sophomore guard P.J. Dozier had a game-high 24 points. Thornwell finished with 19 points,..." January 04

  • Maten, Frazier power Georgia past Auburn

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia's star tandem of Yante Maten and J.J. Frazier combined for 58 points and the Bulldogs withstood an early 3-point barrage by Auburn and rallied past the Tigers in the second half for a 96-84 victory Wednesday at Auburn, Ala. Maten finished with 31 points, his third 30-point..." December 29