About Georgia Seed: 10. RPI: 48 Vs. Washington: The teams have never played. Common opponents: The Huskies lost 74-67 to Kentucky in the...

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About Georgia

Seed: 10. RPI: 48

Vs. Washington: The teams have never played.

Common opponents: The Huskies lost 74-67 to Kentucky in the Maui Invitational while Georgia split a pair of meetings with the Wildcats. The Bulldogs won at home 77-70 and lost on the road 66-60.

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Coach: Mark Fox (2nd season at Georgia; he was 123-43 in five seasons (2004-09) at Nevada.

Local connections: Fox was a Washington assistant from 1991-93 under coach Lynn Nance. Fox met his wife, Cindy, at Washington. She is a UW graduate who worked as the Huskies’ director of marketing and promotions when Fox was on the Huskies’ basketball staff.

Noteworthy

• The Bulldogs are an experienced team, starting four juniors and a senior.

• Georgia blew a big lead against Alabama in an SEC tournament quarterfinal game. The Bulldogs had taken a 14-point lead with 7:33 to play but lost the game in overtime. Georgia opened the SEC tournament with an 18-point win over Auburn.

• Trey Thompkins, a 6-foot-10 junior, is Georgia’s best player. Thompkins averages 16.1 points and 7.5 rebounds, both team highs for the Bulldogs.

• Georgia has limited opponents to just .396 field-goal shooting this season, while making 45 percent of its shots.

• Georgia has out-rebounded opponents by almost five boards per game but turns the ball over more than its opponents.

• Fox’s closest friend outside of basketball is Washington volleyball coach Jim McLaughlin. Fox was an assistant coach at Kansas State when McLaughlin was the Wildcats’ volleyball coach.

Percy Allen

P Washington HT YR PPG
F M. Bryan-Amaning 6-9 Sr. 15.5
F Justin Holiday 6-6 Sr. 10.8
G Terrence Ross 6-6 Fr. 7.9
G C.J. Wilcox 6-5 Fr. 8.1
G Isaiah Thomas 5-9 Jr. 16.8
P Georgia HT YR PPG
F Trey Thompkins 6-10 Jr. 16.1
F Jeremy Price 6-8 Sr. 9.2
G Travis Leslie 6-4 Jr. 14.5
G Gerald Robinson 6-1 Jr. 12.2
G Dustin Ware 5-11 Jr. 8.1
Washington results
Opponent Result
St. Martins W, 97-76
Mcneese St. W, 118-64
E. Wash. W, 98-72
Virginia W, 106-63
Kentucky L, 74-67
Mich. State L, 76-71
Lg Beach St. W, 102-75
Texas Tech W, 108-79
Portland W, 94-72
@Tex A&M L, 63-62
S. Francisco W, 80-52
Nevada W, 90-60
@USC W, 73-67 (ot)
@UCLA W, 74-63
Oregon W, 87-69
Oregon State W, 103-72
@Stanford L, 58-56
@California W, 92-71
Arizona W, 85-68
Ariz. State W, 88-75
@WSU L, 87-80
@Oregon St. L, 68-56
@Oregon L, 81-76
California W, 109-77
Stanford W, 87-76
@Ariz. State W, 79-62
@Arizona L, 87-86
@SeattleU W, 95-74
WSU L, 80-69
UCLA W, 70-63
USC L, 62-60
WSU W, 89-87
Oregon W, 69-51
Arizona
Georgia

results

Opponent Result
Aug. State W, 85-48
Miss. V. St. W, 72-70
Colorado W, 83-74
@St. Louis W, 61-59
Notre Dame L, 89-83
Temple L, 65-58
Manhattan W, 61-58
UAB W, 66-64
@Ga. Tech W, 73-72
Ark. State W, 68-59
High Point W, 85-38
@Mercer W, 56-53
Cha. S’ern W, 70-55
E. Kentucky W, 64-57
Kentucky W, 77-70
@Vanderbilt L, 73-66
@Ole Miss W, 98-76
Tennessee L, 59-57
Miss. State W, 86-64
Florida L, 104-91
@Kentucky L, 66-60
@Arkansas W, 60-59
Auburn W, 81-72 (ot)
Xavier L, 65-57
@S. Carolina W, 60-56
Vanderbilt L, 64-56
@Tennessee W, 69-63
@Florida L, 71-62
So. Carolina W, 64-48
LSU W, 73-53
@Alabama L, 65-57
Auburn W, 69-51
Alabama L, 65-59