Athens, GA (Sports Network) - Kentavious Caldwell-Pope finished with 22
points, six steals, and five assists to lift the Georgia Bulldogs to a 67-58
victory over the LSU Tigers in a Southeastern Conference matchup at Stegeman
Donte' Williams chipped in 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting for Georgia (7-10, 1-3
SEC) as it snapped a three-game losing streak. Nemanja Djurisic came off the
bench to pull down eight rebounds for the Bulldogs.
Johnny O'Bryant III registered a double-double of 16 points and 14 rebounds
for the Tigers (9-6, 0-4), who dropped their fourth consecutive decision.
Anthony Hickey tallied 12 points and five steals, while Malik Morgan produced
11 points on 3-of-5 shooting from the field.
Neither side could gain much of an advantage in the opening half, but the
Bulldogs outscored LSU, 20-12, in the paint to take a narrow 33-29 lead into
The contest remained close in the second stanza and LSU's Andre Stringer tied
the score up at 54 with 4:41 left in regulation by making the back end of a
trip to the charity stripe. Georgia took over from there as it produced an
11-2 run down the stretch to go up by nine and notch its first SEC win of the
The Tigers lost despite owning a 38-29 edge in the rebounding battle due to
their 36 percent shooting from the floor. Georgia knocked down 46.8 percent of
its field goal tries in the contest.
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