Yante Maten (1) - Georgia vs. Valdosta State - Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

Yante Maten (1)
– Georgia vs. Valdosta State –
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017


The Georgia men’s basketball team hosts the USC Upstate Spartans for a 7:00 p.m. tipoff tonight (Tuesday) at the Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, GA. This marks game two of a three-game, 10-day homestand to open the 2017-18 season for the Bulldogs.


Georgia Basketball Game Notes

Georgia Bulldogs (1-0) vs. USC Upstate Spartans (1-1)
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. ET
Stegeman Coliseum (10,523) in Athens, Ga.


Georgia Bulldog Sports Network.
Flagship: AM 750 (Atlanta)
(Scott Howard, play-by-play; Chuck Dowdle, analyst; Tony Schiavone, producer)
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SEC Network +
(Jeff Dantzler, play-by-play; Jarvis Hayes, analyst)
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Last Friday, the Bulldogs built a 40-17 halftime lead and cruised to a 79-54 victory over Bryant. On Sunday, Georgia hosts Texas A&M-Corpus Christi before embarking on a road trip to compete in the Wooden Legacy in Fullerton, Calif., over Thanksgiving.


Yante Maten led the Bulldogs with 21 points and 12 rebounds versus Bryant. That represented the SEC Preseason Player of the Year’s 63rd double-digit scoring output, 18th double-figure rebound count and 17th double-double in his Georgia career.


Rayshaun Hammonds celebrated his birthday by becoming the first Bulldog freshman to start a season opener since Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in 2011 and then went on to post 17 points (on 7-of-9 FG shooting) and seven rebounds in his UGA debut.


Turtle Jackson rounded out the double-figure scorers with a career-high 11 points.


USC Upstate arrives in Athens with a 1-1 record. The Spartans dropped a 92-77 decision at No. 15 Minnesota last Friday but bounced back to top Allen, 85-66, on Sunday.


Malik Moore leads four Spartans averaging 10-plus points at 21.5 ppg, while Jure Span adds 18.0 ppg, Mike Cunningham chips in 13.0 ppg and Deion Holmes contributes 10.5 ppg. Ramel Thompkins is posting just under a double-double at 9.0 ppg and 11.0 rpg.


CLICK HERE for the full Georgia vs. USC Upstate men’s basketball game notes.





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