Georgia Rumors & News

  • Saint Mary's 77, Georgia 65

    The Sports Xchange "Freshman center Evan Fitzner scored nine of his 13 points during a 66-second span of the second half to help Saint Mary's pull away for a 77-65 victory over Georgia on Sunday in NIT second-round action at Moraga, Calif. Sophomore guard Emmett Naar had 15 points and 11 assists as the..." March 20

  • Georgia 93, Belmont 84

    The Sports Xchange "Forward Yante Maten scored a career-high 33 points, 20 of them in the first half, to lead Georgia to a 93-84 win over Belmont in the first round of the NIT on Wednesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Maten shot 14-for-17 from the field, including 3-for-3 on 3-pointers, and added 10..." March 16

  • Kentucky goes for 29th SEC title

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Kentucky will play for its 29th Southeastern Conference Tournament championship on Sunday after the No. 16 Wildcats defeated Georgia 93-80 in the semifinals on Saturday. No. 2 seed Kentucky (25-8) faces No. 1-seeded Texas A&M (26-7) on Sunday at Bridgestone Arena. The..." March 12

  • Georgia 65, South Carolina 64

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia guard J.J. Frazier may not be the Southeastern Conference's best player. But in this week's Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville, Tenn., he's playing like it. Frazier scored 20 points and made two remarkable plays down the stretch as sixth-seeded Georgia rallied to top..." March 12

  • Georgia 79, Mississippi State 69

    The Sports Xchange "On a spectacular day for guards at the Southeastern Conference tournament, Georgia's J.J. Frazier was as good as any of them. The sophomore poured in 28 points, dished out four assists and added a pair of steals, as Georgia beat Mississippi State 79-69 at Bridgestone Arena on Thursday..." March 11

  • Georgia 70, Alabama 63

    The Sports Xchange "Georgia forward Yante Maten scored 19 points and guard J.J. Frazier was clutch at the free-throw line, helping the Bulldogs hold off Alabama for a 70-63 win Saturday in Southeastern Conference play at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. Frazier connected on all 12 of his free throws,..." March 05

  • Georgia 74, South Carolina 72

    The Sports Xchange "Senior guard Kenny Gaines scored 20 points, and Georgia used a late 11-0 run to take control and post a stunning 74-72 victory over South Carolina on Thursday in Southeastern Conference play at Columbia, S.C. Junior guard J.J. Frazier scored seven of his 19 points during the decisive surge..." March 03

  • Georgia 80, Ole Miss 66

    The Sports Xchange "Junior guard J.J. Frazier scored 26 points and senior guard Kenny Gaines added 23 to lead Georgia to an 80-66 victory over Ole Miss on Saturday in Southeastern Conference play at Athens, Ga. Sophomore forward Yante Maten added 19 points and 10 rebounds for the Bulldogs (15-12, 8-8 SEC)...." February 27

  • Auburn 84, Georgia 81

    The Sports Xchange "Auburn guard TJ Lang scored a career-high 21 points, and forward Jordon Granger posted a double-double, leading the Tigers past Georgia 84-81 Wednesday at Auburn Arena. Granger finished with a career-high 18 points and 11 rebounds, and the Tigers hit 11 3-pointers and turned back a late..." February 24

  • Vanderbilt 80, Georgia 67

    The Sports Xchange "NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Another in a string of impressive performances by Vanderbilt center Damian Jones gave the Commodores a much-needed, 80-67 victory over Georgia at Memorial Gym on Saturday. Jones collected 15 points, 15 rebounds, two blocked shot and two assists as the Commodores (16-11,..." February 20

  • Florida 57, Georgia 53

    The Sports Xchange "Florida guard KeVaughn Allen scored 19 points and sparked a second-half comeback, lifting the Gators past Georgia 57-53 Tuesday at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. Center John Egbunu finished with 10 points, including a pair of late dunks that helped Florida bounce back from a disappointing..." February 17

  • Georgia basketball's J.J. Frazier arrested on driving-related charges

    Macon Telegraph "Georgia junior shooting guard J.J. Frazier was arrested early Sunday morning for two traffic charges, according to Athens-Clarke County jail records. Frazier was booked Sunday at 3:03 a.m. for improper driving and driving with a suspended license, both of which are misdemeanors. Frazier posted..." August 16

  • Mark Fox signs contract extension with Georgia through 2020

    Athens Banner-Herald "Mark Fox was rewarded for his third 20-win season and second trip to the NCAA Tournament when his contract and raise was approved by the University of Georgia athletic board of directors on Thursday. Fox, who is 106-89 in seven seasons at Georgia, will receive $2 million annually for the next..." May 22

  • Three-star 2015 center commits to Georgia

    Detroit News "Mike Edwards, a 6-foot-10, 225-pound senior from Westland John Glenn, has committed to Georgia, he wrote on Twitter. Edwards last week was named to The Detroit News Class A all-state second team after averaging 22 points, 12 rebounds and 3 blocks this season." April 14

  • MSU discounts Georgia's NCAA inexperience as factor

    Detroit News "Michigan State is playing in its 18th straight NCAA Tournament and 29th overall. Georgia is playing in its 12th overall and it's the first appearance for the Bulldogs since 2011. So Michigan State has a decided edge in experience, but Tom Izzo isn't convinced that will matter when the teams..." March 20

  • Georgia guard Kenny Gaines (ankle) will play in Friday's game

    CBS Sports "Although Georgia guard Kenny Gaines is not 100 percent because of a sprained ankle, coach Mark Fox said Gaines will be available to play in Friday's NCAA Tournament game against Michigan State, reports the Detroit Free Press. "Not an ideal situation, but he's a tough kid," Fox said." March 19

  • Georgia guard J.J. Frazier to play against Alabama on Saturday

    CBS Sports "Georgia's J.J. Frazier will play Saturday at Alabama, coach Mark Fox said. Frazier, a 5-foot-10 sophomore averaging 10.3 points, missed the Bulldogs' last game due to concussion-like symptoms." February 21

  • Marcus Thornton won't play Tuesday against Kentucky

    Dawg Sports "Georgia's injury situation isn't getting any better with Marcus Thornton expected to miss Tuesday's game against Kentucky. The Georgia Bulldogs are expected to be without senior center Marcus Thornton for the second straight game on Tuesday when they face the No. 1 ranked Kentucky Wildcats at..." February 03

  • Georgia starter Parker likely to miss more games

    Columbus Ledger-Enquirer "Juwan Parker tried to miss only one game with an achilles injury, and it backfired. Now Georgia's starting small forward may miss even more time. Parker, who started the team's first 14 games this season, will not play Tuesday against Ole Miss "barring a miracle," head coach Mark Fox said..." January 22

  • Georgia's Yante Maten hit by car, out with concussion

    SI "Georgia forward Yante Maten suffered a concussion after being hit by a car on Sunday night and will miss Wednesday's game against Vanderbilt, Bulldogs coach Mark Fox announced. Maten, a freshman, was struck while using a crosswalk on campus. The school has not provided a timetable for his..." January 13

  • Bulldogs lose Kenny Paul Geno with injured wrist

    Athens Banner-Herald "The Bulldogs received bad news in the wake of Tuesday’s 79-75 loss to Arkansas. Sophomore Kenny Paul Geno is out indefinitely after breaking his left wrist in the first half of the Bulldogs conference-opener, coach Mark Fox announced via statement. A 6-foot-6 guard from Booneville, Miss.,..." January 08

  • Kenny Gaines out indefinitely with shoulder injury

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Georgia basketball guard Kenny Gaines went to the hospital after injuring his shoulder during Georgia’s 64-57 victory against Colorado on Sunday afternoon. Gaines confirmed that he sprained the AC joint in his right shoulder after chasing down a ball at the 11:59 mark of the second half. A..." December 09

  • Georgia guard reaches out to Perkins to apologize for broken jaw

    Sporting News - NCAAB "Georgia guard Kenny Gaines wanted to apologize for an on-court accident that left Gonzaga forward Josh Perkins sidelined indefinitely with a broken jaw in last Thursday's game in New York City. Turns out Gaines and Perkins have a mutual friend in Georgia's Dusan Langura, who passed Perkins'..." December 06

  • UGA adds 3rd signee for basketball

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "UGA got another basketball recruit before the end of the early signing period. Derek Ogbeide, a 6-foot-8 center from Pebblebrook High School, picked UGA over Houston and Memphis on Wednesday. Ogbeide is rated as a 3-star and the state’s No. 14 overall prospect. “He was looking for the best..." November 20

  • Georgia lands 2015 three-star wing

    College Basketball Talk "Georgia landed a 2015 commitment on Saturday during an official visit as E’Torrion Wilridge committed to head coach Mark Fox and the Bulldogs. The 6-foot-5 Wilridge comes from Beaumont, Texas and is considered a three-star prospect, according to Rivals. The news of Wilridge’s commitment was..." October 12

  • Georgia men's basketball picks up commitments from two in-state guards

    The Red & Black "The Georgia men's Basketball team picked up two 2016 commitments on Tuesday, as in-state guards Jordan Harris and Tyree Crump both announced they will be playing for the Bulldogs. Harris is a four-star shooting guard from Donalsonville, and stands at 6-foot-4 and weighs 165 pounds. He held..." September 10

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Georgia dismisses Brandon Morris after felony pot arrest

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Junior forward Brandon Morris was dismissed from the Georgia basketball team, head coach Mark Fox announced Monday. Morris was booked into Athens-Clarke County Jail at 3:21 a.m. Sunday on felony charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. He was suspended for the first three..." July 14

  • Four-Star Guard Will Jackson Commits to UGA Basketball

    Sic Em Dawgs "2015 guard Will “Turtle” Jackson has decommitted from UConn and has now given his commitment to UGA. Jackson is the first commitment for Mark Fox for the 2014-15 recruiting class. Jackson committed to UConn and head coach Kevin Ollie back on Feb. 3 over offers from Alabama, Florida, FSU,..." July 07

  • Cannon transferring to UNCA

    Citizen-Times "The all-time leading shot blocker in NCHSAA history will finish his college basketball career at UNC Asheville, according to his former high school coach. Mountain Heritage graduate John Cannon was a 6-foot-10 junior center on Georgia's roster last season, but left the team prior to the..." June 03

  • Maryland transfer Charles Mitchell considering Auburn, Georgia, Georgia Tech

    College Basketball Talk "Charles Mitchell became the latest departure from the Maryland program when he announced his transfer last week. The sophomore forward was looking to return closer to his home in Atlanta to be with his grandmother. “I loved playing for Coach [Mark Turgeron]. He is a great man and a great coach...." May 29

  • Georgia's Mark Fox Receives Two-Year Contract Extension "University of Georgia men’s basketball coach Mark Fox will receive a two-year extension to his existing contract, according to an announcement Wednesday by UGA J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Greg McGarity. Fox has two years left on his current agreement, and the two-year extension will..." April 03

  • Louisiana Tech 79, Georgia 71

    ProSportsDaily "Four players scored in double figures, led by Alex Hamilton's 20 points, as Louisiana Tech survived a late rally by host Georgia in an all-Bulldogs matchup in the second round of the NIT. Chris Anderson had 18 points and eight rebounds while Cordarius Johnson was 6-of-7 from the field - 3-of-3..." March 22

  • Georgia 63, Vermont 56

    ProSportsDaily "Charles Mann scored 29 points as the host Bulldogs advanced to the second round of the NIT. Georgia (20-13), the second seed in Region 4, overcame 22 turnovers and a late five-point deficit to reach 20 wins for just the 12th time in school history. The Bulldogs also received 16 points from..." March 20

  • Kentucky 70, Georgia 58

    ProSportsDaily "Aaron Harrison scored a game-high 22 points on 7-of-10 shooting as the Wildcats pulled away from the Bulldogs to advance to the SEC tournament final in Atlanta. James Young added 14 points for second-seeded Kentucky (24-9), which will meet Florida in the championship game on Sunday after..." March 16

  • Georgia 75, Mississippi 73

    ProSportsDaily "Charles Mann scored 16 points, including the go-ahead basket with 17 seconds left, as the Bulldogs squeaked past the Rebels in the quarterfinals of the SEC tournament in Atlanta. Brandon Morris and Kenny Gaines each added 12 points for Georgia (19-12), which will meet Kentucky in Saturday's..." March 15

  • Mann Named to Coaches' All-SEC 2nd Team "University of Georgia sophomore guard Charles Mann was named to the Coaches’ All-Southeastern Conference second team, as announced by the league office in Birmingham on Tuesday. Mann, a 6-4 guard from Alpharetta, has led Georgia in scoring for the entirety of the 2014 season, and he currently..." March 12

  • Bulldogs' John Cannon to Seek Transfer "University of Georgia basketball player John Cannon has decided to transfer from the Bulldog program, head coach Mark Fox announced Tuesday. Cannon, a junior center from Burnsville, N.C., had played in 18 of Georgia’s 30 games this season, scoring 25 total points (1.4 per game) and pulling down..." March 12

  • Thornton Named to SEC Community Service Team "Georgia redshirt junior Marcus Thornton was named to the 2014 SEC Community Service Team, the conference office announced Monday. The award recognizes the accomplishments of student-athletes beyond the court of competition. The Atlanta native participates with the annual Hosea Feed the Hungry..." March 12

  • Georgia 69, Louisiana State 61

    ProSportsDaily "Charles Mann scored 22 points and Kenny Gaines added 20 as the visiting Bulldogs clinched the No. 3 seed in next week’s SEC tournament by completing a season sweep of the Tigers. Mann collected 10 rebounds and shot 12-of-14 from the foul line for Georgia (18-12, 12-6 SEC), which shot 47.9..." March 09

  • Georgia 66, Mississippi St. 45

    ProSportsDaily "Kenny Gaines scored 14 points and the host Bulldogs ended the first half on a 29-8 run to win for the seventh time in nine games. Marcus Thornton added 13 points, six rebounds and three blocked shots for Georgia (17-12, 11-6 SEC), which continued its late-season surge and moved into position to..." March 06

  • Arkansas 87, Georgia 75

    ProSportsDaily "Coty Clarke scored 23 points and the host Razorbacks continued their late-season surge in extending their winning streak to five. Michael Qualls added 20 points for Arkansas (20-9, 9-7 SEC), which shot 7-for-20 from 3-point range less than 48 hours after an upset victory in overtime at..." March 02

  • Georgia 71, Missouri 56

    ProSportsDaily "Charles Mann scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help the Bulldogs to a home victory over the reeling Tigers. Marcus Thornton added 15 points for Georgia (16-11, 10-5 SEC), which solidified its hold on third place in the SEC. Kenny Gaines added 10 points for the Bulldogs, who shot..." February 26

  • Georgia 73, South Carolina 56

    ProSportsDaily "Kenny Gaines had a career-high 27 points to lead the visiting Bulldogs over the Gamecocks in SEC play. Gaines equaled a personal best with five 3-pointers while Marcus Thornton added 12 points, 10 rebounds and three blocks for Georgia (15-11, 9-5), which has won five of its last six games...." February 23

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Providence and Richmond miss big chances

    CBS Sports "Tuesday didn't have too many marquee matchups, but it did feature several quality bubble games. Some teams were looking for resume-boosting wins, while others were just looking to avoid bad losses. Winners George Washington: The Colonials were in nearly every projected bracket heading into the..." February 19

  • Ole Miss must stick to plan against Georgia

    The Clarion-Ledger "Ole Miss quickly figured out a pattern of success for itself this season. But, as the Rebels prepare to play at Georgia today, they’re also quickly realizing what happens when they deviate from the plan. Point guard Jarvis Summers is shooting 11-of-34 from the field in his last three games,..." February 15

  • Georgia’s men’s basketball team forced to drive to Starkville for Wednesday’s game

    Clarion-Ledger "Rain, sleet or snow the Georgia men’s basketball team will get to Starkville, just not via airplane. Due to winter weather conditions in Georgia and Mississippi, the team elected to leave Athens on Tuesday and drive to Starkville, according to The Telegraph. “Even if we have to hitch-hike,..." February 11

  • Kentucky flexes its talent in 79-54 rout of Georgia

    Lexington Herald-Leader "There was a winter wonderland inside Rupp Arena as well as outside Saturday. With an announced crowd of 23,367 having braved the cold and a freshly fallen snow, Kentucky outclassed Georgia 79-54. The crowd — which surpassed UK's average this season of 22,644 — watched the Cats take charge..." January 25

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