Georgia adds Western Carolina to 2021-22 basketball schedule
The Georgia Bulldogs have added the Western Carolina Catamounts to their 2021-22 basketball schedule, according to a report by Rocco Miller.
Georgia will host Western Carolina at Stegeman Coliseum on Monday, Dec. 20, 2021, per the report. Western Carolina, a member of the Southern Conference (SoCon), finished the 2020-21 season 11-16 overall and 4-13 in SoCon action.
Georgia and Western Carolina first met during the 1993-94 season and have played seven times overall. The Bulldogs won the most recent contest during the 2019-20 season, 91-72, and now lead the series with the Catamounts 7-0.
In other non-conference action this season, Georgia is scheduled to play at the Cincinnati Bearcats on Saturday, Nov. 13 and host the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on Friday, Nov. 19. Other opponents scheduled to visit Athens this fall include George Mason (Dec. 18), ETSU (Dec. 22), Gardner-Webb (Dec. 29), Jacksonville (date TBA), and Memphis (date TBA).
The Hoop Dawgs are also scheduled to compete in the 2021 Legends Classic at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., on Monday, Nov. 22 and Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021. Other teams in that tournament include Virginia, Providence, and Northwestern.
Georgia’s SEC opponents for the 2021-22 season were announced earlier on Wednesday. The Bulldogs will host Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Vanderbilt.
Road SEC contests for Georgia in 2021-22 include Auburn, Florida, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, South Carolina, Texas A&M, and Vanderbilt.