UGA seniors to start Tuesday night vs. Kentucky
On Tuesday night, the Georgia Bulldogs host the top-ranked and undefeated Kentucky Wildcats (29-0, 16-0 SEC) at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens.
The game is slated for a 9pm ET broadcast on ESPN.
Mark Fox announced today that all three Bulldog seniors, forward Nemi Djurisic, guard Taylor Echols (walk-on), and forward Marcus Thornton, will start the game. It will be their final game at home and each will be honored in a pre-game ceremony.
The Bulldogs have asked for a fan Black Out for the Kentucky game, although Mark Fox said today that they won’t be wearing their black road jerseys.
Despite a "blackout" being called for Tuesday night, Coach Fox said his team will not wear black
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Georgia (19-9, 10-6 SEC) has never beaten a team that was ranked number one at the time of the game, going 0-15 in those contests.
Tuesday night’s meeting between Georgia and Kentucky will be the 145th meeting all-time between the two schools. The Wildcats lead the overall series 118-26.