This week in Georgia sports activities, the ladies’s basketball staff dropped to 12-2 whereas males’s basketball’s two-game convention successful streak ended towards Florida. To spotlight convention and college updates in addition to different developments inside Georgia athletics, The Crimson & Black affords the Sunday reads sequence, recapping this week’s high sports activities tales.
Defending the paint, questionable guard play and missed free throws contributed to Georgia’s 92-84 loss towards Florida on Saturday in Stegeman Coliseum. Georgia was outrebounded 41-27 by Florida, its largest hole of the yr. Head coach Tom Crean was bewildered by the loss due to the way in which his staff had been performing in practices main as much as the sport.
Georgia gymnastics misplaced by shut margins 197.2-196.375 to No. 5 LSU on Friday night time on the Pete Maravich Meeting Heart in Baton Rouge. Regardless of the GymDogs incomes their greatest general rating to date this season, it was not sufficient to beat the meet, because the Tigers outscored Georgia in each occasion. Nonetheless, the GymDogs had their greatest efficiency on the stability beam this season.
Season-high turnovers harm Georgia girls’s basketball in a tricky 62-50 loss towards No. 4 South Carolina on Thursday night time at Colonial Life Enviornment. Each Georgia and South Carolina mixed for a complete of 43 turnovers, however the Gamecocks had been in a position to capitalize off of Georgia’s errors with 22 factors. Georgia ended with simply seven factors off of South Carolina’s turnovers. Georgia struggled to complete on the rim your entire night time, making 33.8% of its subject targets, which is the Bulldogs’ second-lowest capturing efficiency this season.
No. 10 Georgia males’s tennis swept Mercer 7-0 in its twin match season opener at Lindsey Hopkins Indoor Courts in Athens Friday afternoon. The primary Bulldog win of the day got here from Philip Henning and Erick Grevelius, who defeated Mercer’s Andrew Branicki and Samuel Macleod, 6-2.
Swimming and diving
Georgia males’s and girls’s swimming and diving groups wrapped up their remaining regular-season meet with a cut up consequence towards Tennessee at Allan Jones Aquatic Heart on Saturday morning. The cut up got here after a vital win for the Bulldogs within the males’s 400-yard freestyle relay due to senior Javier Acevado, sophomore Zach Hils, freshman Jake Magahey and sophomore Dillon Downing. Georgia will now shift its give attention to the upcoming SEC swimming and diving championships starting in mid-February.