Boxscore
Georgia 81, Arkansas 59
Wednesday, February 8, 2012 8:00 PM
Location - Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia
Officials - Patrick Adams, Doug Sirmons, Bert Smith
Attendance - 5622

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Arkansas 24 35 59
Georgia 43 38 81

Recap


GEORGIA 81, ARKANSAS 59:
Gerald Robinson scored 27 points and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope added 18 as the host Bulldogs never trailed.

Georgia (11-12, 2-7 SEC) snapped a four-game losing streak and climbed out of last place in the conference. Arkansas (16-8, 4-5) fell into a tie with Tennessee for sixth place in the SEC with their fifth straight conference loss on the road.

Arkansas got as close as 15 points on a free throw by Hunter Mickelson with 18 minutes left, but while Arkansas went through one of its two big scoring droughts of the night, Georgia got seven points from Robinson and Caldwell-Pope in going on a 12-0 run to take a 57-30 lead.

B.J. Young had a team-high 16 points and Mardracus Wade added 15 points - all in the second half on 5-for-5 shooting on 3-pointers - for Arkansas.

GAME NOTEBOOK:
Arkansas missed 16 of its first 19 field goal attempts, while Georgia went on a 15-0 run midway through the first half to take a 23-8 lead. … Georgia shot 48 percent (18 of 37) in the opening 20 minutes and led by as many as 24 points. … The Bulldogs enjoyed their largest margin of victory over Arkansas since a 21-point win in January 2004.

Arkansas Razorbacks

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Devonta Abron 10:00 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0
Rashad Madden 20:00 0-7 0-4 4-4 0 2 2 2 2 0 3 0 4
Hunter Mickelson 23:00 2-5 0-0 3-5 1 3 4 1 1 1 0 3 7
Julysses Nobles 31:00 1-4 0-2 1-1 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 0 3
Michael Sanchez 12:00 1-3 0-0 0-0 2 2 4 0 2 0 0 0 2
Rickey Scott 16:00 0-3 0-2 2-2 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 2
Marvell Waithe 30:00 3-4 1-2 3-3 1 5 6 1 4 0 0 0 10
B.J. Young 25:00 6-11 3-8 1-1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 16
Mardracus Wade 29:00 5-9 5-5 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 15
Matt Thompson 1:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kikko Haydar 2:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Brandon Mitchell 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 18-49 9-25 14-17 4 16 20 7 17 5 8 3 59
  36.7% 36.0% 82.4% Team Rebs: 1   Total TO: 8

Georgia Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 34:00 6-10 3-6 3-4 1 4 5 0 2 3 1 0 18
Marcus Thornton 18:00 4-4 2-2 0-0 1 4 5 0 2 0 1 1 10
Sherrard Brantley 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0
Nemanja Djurisic 16:00 5-9 3-4 1-3 3 2 5 2 3 0 1 0 14
John Florveus 13:00 1-2 0-0 0-0 2 1 3 0 2 0 1 1 2
Gerald Robinson 36:00 10-13 1-1 6-7 0 6 6 5 3 0 4 0 27
Dustin Ware 34:00 0-8 0-5 0-0 1 1 2 6 1 1 0 0 0
Donte Williams 25:00 3-6 0-0 0-0 3 6 9 1 3 0 0 0 6
Tim Dixon 5:00 1-1 0-0 0-1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Vincent Williams 6:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0
Connor Nolte 2:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
John Cannon 1:00 0-0 0-0 2-2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Elliot Long 1:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Matt Bucklin 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
Jay Rome 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 30-57 9-20 12-18 13 29 42 15 20 4 11 2 81
  52.6% 45.0% 66.7% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11
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