UGA Basketball

Dawgs Beat Tennessee 69-63 in Knoxville

Georgia hung on late to beat Tennessee 69-63 on Saturday. It was the first win for the Bulldogs in Knoxville in 10 years.

The Bulldogs opened up a 30-16 lead in the first half before the Volunteers whittled it down to 8 points going into halftime.

In the second half, Tennessee gained the lead with just under 10 minutes left. But Georgia took the lead back with 6:30 remaining and held on for the road victory.

With the win, the Hoop Dawgs are now 18-8 overall and 7-5 in the SEC. It was a huge win on the road and looks good on Georgia’s NCAA Tournament resume.

Jeremy Price led the Bulldogs with 20 points and 6 rebounds. Travis Leslie scored 15, Dustin Ware had 12 and Trey Thompkins added 11.

Next up for the Bulldogs is a trip to Gainesville to face the Florida Gators on Thursday, February 24 (7:00 p.m. ET; ESPN2).

The Gators are currently ranked 15th and lead the SEC East with a 9-2 record (20-5 overall).

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