UGA Basketball

Georgia Tops Eastern Kentucky 64-57

The Georgia Bulldogs beat the Eastern Kentucky Colonels 64-57 Friday afternoon in Athens. Trey Thompkins led the Hoop Dawgs with 26 points and 7 rebounds.

The win improved Georgia’s overall record to 11-2. UGA has now won eight straight games and finished December undefeated.

Travis Leslie scored 14 points and was the only other Bulldogs besides Thompkins to score in double-figures.

Eastern Kentucky stayed closed to Georgia throughout most of the game and were tied with 7:17 remaining. But Thompkins scored the next six points to give the Bulldogs the lead for good.

Next up for the Bulldogs is a home game and SEC opener against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday, January 8, 2011. The game will be televised by the SEC Network at 4:00 p.m. ET.

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