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Thursday January 20th, 2022 2:59AM

SC St. hopes to end skid vs Georgia

By The Associated Press

South Carolina State (0-4) vs. Georgia (1-1)

Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: South Carolina State looks to end its four-game losing streak as it battles Georgia. South Carolina State is looking to break its current four-game losing streak. Georgia lost 73-68 on the road to Cincinnati in its most recent game.

SAVVY SENIORS: Georgia has relied heavily on its seniors this year. Braelen Bridges, Aaron Cook, Jailyn Ingram and Noah Baumann have combined to account for 67 percent of all Bulldogs scoring this season.JUMPING FOR JONES: Cameron Jones has connected on 16.7 percent of the six 3-pointers he's attempted. He's also converted 69.2 percent of his free throws this season.

BEHIND THE ARC: South Carolina State's Rakeim Gary has attempted 21 3-pointers and connected on 38.1 percent of them, and is 7 for 19 over the last three games.

PACE OF PLAY: The upbeat South Carolina State offense has averaged 78.4 possessions per game, the 26th-most in Division I. Georgia has not been as uptempo and is averaging only 66.2 possessions per game (ranked 260th, nationally).

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