This week in Georgia sports, the women’s basketball team dropped to 12-2 while men’s basketball's two-game conference winning streak ended against Florida.
Georgia and South Carolina combined for a total of 43 turnovers, but the Gamecocks ended with 22 points off of the Bulldogs' errors. Georgia finished with seven.
In the nearly 33 years since Manuel Diaz became Georgia's first minority head coach, just five other people of color have held head coaching duties, all of whom are Black.
With a 12-1 overall record, No. 22 Georgia has its first Top 25 ranking since the 2018-19 season. To head coach Joni Taylor, this is only one step amongst the mountain they must climb to get to championship level.
To highlight conference and university updates as well as other developments within Georgia athletics, The Red & Black offers the Sunday reads series, recapping this week’s top sports stories.
Georgia women’s basketball pulled off arguably one of its largest upsets this season against No. 23 Tennessee, and they did it all without the help of their leading scorer Jenna Staiti.
The win gives Georgia its first victory in Knoxville, Tennessee, since 1996, and also ends the Volunteers’ 15-game winning streak against the Bulldogs.
Georgia women’s basketball defeated Florida 68-58 Sunday afternoon at Stegeman Coliseum. Jenna Staiti secured her 10th straight double-digit scoring performance with 17 points and 10 rebounds.
Georgia women’s basketball’s scheduled contest at No. 5 South Carolina on Thursday has been postponed due to positive COVID-19 tests, contact tracing and quarantining of members of the Gamecocks' program.
The Georgia women’s basketball team scored its most points in a game since the 2000-01 season with a 107-44 victory against Appalachian State.
Going into her second knee surgery, Sarah Ashlee Barker worried any future dreams of playing basketball were over.
Georgia women’s basketball’s multiple season-highs against Georgia State Thursday proved why the Bulldogs remain undefeated as they prepare for conference play. Three players scored in double figures as Georgia outscored the Panthers 85-51.
The Georgia women’s basketball team defeated Georgia State 85-51 Thursday night at Stegeman Coliseum to remain undefeated. After leading wire-to-wire, the Bulldogs are 6-0.
The Georgia women’s basketball team defeated Jacksonville State 68-47 on Thursday to remain undefeated through five games this season.
Now with a 4-0 record, the Georgia women’s basketball team is having one of its best starts to a season since 2017.
Georgia defeated Oklahoma 93-80 in its first game of the season inside Stegeman Coliseum. The Bulldogs’ 93 points were the most scored at home since matching that total against Arkansas during the 2018-19 season.