Women’s basketball and No. 9 Georgia football both earned victories while volleyball ended its season with a 3-1 loss to Florida. To highlight conference and university updates as well as other developments within Georgia athletics, The Red & Black sports offers the Sunday reads series, recapping this week’s top sports stories.
No. 9 Georgia football defeated South Carolina on the road 45-16 to improve to 6-2 on the season. The Bulldogs’ offense put up 471 yards while Georgia’s defense allowed 273 yards on the day.
Following a weak rushing effort last week, Georgia’s running game bounced back and rushed for a season-high 332 yards. James Cook led the Bulldogs on the ground with 104 yards and two touchdowns.
The SEC announced a 10-week conference-only gymnastics schedule with the SEC championship scheduled for March 20 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Georgia will host Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama and Kentucky and travel for the remaining meets.
After a season-opening win against Mercer, the Georgia women’s basketball team will take on rival Georgia Tech. The last time these two teams met, the Yellow Jackets shot 57.1% from 3-point range to win 70-43.
In its final matchup of 2020, Georgia volleyball fell to Florida 3-1. Despite the loss, the Bulldogs competed well, finishing with nine blocks compared to the Gators’ eight. Georgia finished the fall season with a 4-4 record.