Dogs get ready for SEC tourney, face Missouri in opening round

By Georgia Sports Communications
Posted 12:31PM on Tuesday 12th March 2024 ( 2 months ago )

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Georgia begins postseason play in the 2024 SEC Tournament on Wednesday night by facing Missouri at Bridgestone Arena.

The 11th-seeded Bulldogs and 14th-seeded Tigers will face off 25 minutes after the first game of the evening at approximately 9:15 p.m. ET.

Georgia wrapped up the regular season with the same records as a year ago – at 16-15 overall and 6-12 in the SEC.

Georgia has now used 11 players to comprise 11 different starting fives this season. Over the last 12 games, the Bulldogs have utilized eight different quintets of starters. 

 Freshmen Blue Cain, Silas Demary Jr. and Dylan James got the starting nod in Georgia’s final two regular-season games, the first time the Bulldogs started a trio of freshmen since Anthony Edwards, Toumani Camara and Sahvir Wheeler did so in a March 11, 2020 SEC Tournament win over Ole Miss

Georgia’s is 7-7 in games that have been one-possession contests in the final 5:00. The Bulldogs are 5-4 in matchups that were separated by three points or less in the final 30 seconds of regulation.

Georgia Basketball SEC Tournament Game Notes

Game 32: Georgia (16-15, 6-12 SEC) vs. Missouri (8-24, 0-18 SEC)

Date: Wednesday, March 13

Time: 25 minutes after Game 1 of the session at approximately 9:15

Venue: Bridgestone Arena (19,395)

Location: Nashville, Tenn.

Series History: MIZ leads, 11-9

Last Meeting: UGA, 75-68, on 1/6/24

TV: SEC Network (Tom Hart, play-by-play; Dane Bradshaw, color analyst; Alyssa Lang, sideline reporter)

Radio: Georgia Bulldog Network - SiriusXM 106 or 190 (Scott Howard, play-by-play; Chuck Dowdle, color analyst; Adam Gillespie, producer)



Georgia freshman Silas Demary

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