Georgia vs Kentucky tv channel, scores and updates
- Author: Julie Sanders Mar 10, 2018,
Mar 10, 2018, 22:30
Kentucky will likely be without Jarred Vanderbilt once again, as coach John Calipari made the announcement after the game.
The story of the game was UK's defense, holding Georgia to 49 points - a season low for the Bulldogs and the lowest point total of the season by a United Kingdom opponent.
Not about anything said by one of his players or anything that happened during the game. These two rivals split their season series, with the home team winning each matchup.
Kentucky advanced to the Southeastern Conference tournament semifinals with a 62-49 win over Georgia on Friday at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.
The Georgia Bulldogs have fired head basketball coach Mark Fox, according to ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Georgia rallied from a nine point first half deficit behind a 45.7%-34.9% edge in marksmanship that negated 17 more Missouri shots. However, the Bulldogs covered and are 3-1 against the spread in their last four with Kentucky. However, Georgia made the NCAA tournament only twice in his tenure, and will miss out on the tournament for the third straight time this season. Georgia's 28.3 shooting percentage could not match Kentucky's efficient 42.6 percent clip from the field.
Tyree Crump was Georgia's only double-digit scorer with 17 points, with the sophomore knocking down 4 of 8 attempts from 3-point range.
"Just Kenny Payne, when he hits us with the pads, that kind of helps put you in a game-like situation", Washington said.
Calipari wanted Hamidou Diallo to be this team's leader.
Despite playing their third game in as many days, compared with Kentucky, making its first outing of the tournament, the Bulldogs took a 23-22 lead late in the first half after a pair of free throws by Maten.
Georgia shot just 28.3 percent from the field, again a season low for the Bulldogs and the lowest percentage this season by a United Kingdom opponent.