Dates set for 2019, 2020 Georgia-Georgia Tech basketball games
Dates for the Georgia-Georgia Tech men’s basketball games in 2019 and 2020 have been set, according to an announcement by UGA on Thursday.
Next season, the Georgia Bulldogs will host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens on Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Georgia will then travel to face Georgia Tech the following season at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta on Thursday, November 19, 2020.
The two dates in mid-November were set with student presence and overall attendance in mind. Both schools will be in session and students will be on campus when the 2019 and 2020 games are played.
The two in-state rivals have met 194 times overall on the basketball court. Georgia defeated Georgia Tech 80-59 last season, but the Yellow Jackets still lead the series 103-91.
Georgia and Georgia Tech are set to meet this Saturday at McCamish Pavilion in Atlanta. The game is set for noon ET and it will be televised by ESPNU.
Georgia is currently 6-4 this season with victories over Savannah State, Sam Houston State, Illinois State, Kennesaw State, Texas Southern, and Oakland. The Dawgs fell to Temple, Clemson, Georgia State, and Arizona State.
Georgia Tech also heads into Saturday’s game with a 6-4 record. The Yellow Jackets have defeated Lamar, East Carolina, UT Rio Grande Valley, Prairie View A&M, Florida A&M, and Arkansas.
Losses for Georgia Tech include Tennessee, Northwestern, St. John’s, and Gardner-Webb.