Georgia 52, George Washington 41

Friday, January 4, 2013 7:00 PM
Location - Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia
Officials - James Breeding, Doug Shows, Tracy Woodson
Attendance - 4885

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
George Washington 21 20 41
Georgia 18 34 52

Recap


Georgia 52, George Washington 41: Nemanja Djurisic scored 17 points, including two key baskets late, as the host Bulldogs pulled away to win their fourth game in a row.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope also scored 17 points for Georgia (6-7), which heads into its SEC opener Wednesday at No. 9 Florida with momentum. The Bulldogs, who ranked 298th nationally in scoring offense starting the day, finished the game with a 10-2 run.

Nursing a 42-39 lead with less than three minutes left, Djurisic scored on consecutive possessions to give Georgia a 46-39 advantage with 1:22 remaining. Djurisic and Caldwell-Pope combined to shoot 6-for-6 from the free throw line in the final 46 seconds.

The Bulldogs scored only three points in the final seven minutes of the first half as George Washington built a 21-18 lead at intermission.

Kevin Larsen scored 14 points to lead the Colonials (6-7), who closed non-conference play by losing four of their final six. George Washington hosts St. Bonaventure in its Atlantic 10 opener on Wednesday.

GAME NOTEBOOK
: The Colonials shot 24.6 percent from the field and finished 0-for-12 from 3-point range. … Georgia’s John Florveus pulled down 10 rebounds. … Georgia is on its longest winning streak since winning five in a row in December 2011. 

George Washington Colonials

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Lasan Kromah 21:00 0-5 0-1 2-2 3 2 5 1 1 3 1 0 2
Isaiah Armwood 32:00 3-10 0-2 0-1 0 7 7 1 3 2 6 2 6
Kevin Larsen 30:00 6-6 0-0 2-3 2 2 4 0 4 1 1 0 14
Patricio Garino 30:00 2-12 0-3 5-5 1 1 2 2 4 3 1 0 9
Joe McDonald 29:00 1-6 0-1 0-0 2 5 7 1 1 0 2 0 2
Bryan Bynes 20:00 1-6 0-2 2-2 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 4
John Kopriva 7:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0
Dwayne Smith 11:00 1-5 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Nemanja Mikic 16:00 0-3 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0
Kethan Savage 4:00 0-2 0-1 2-2 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2
TOTAL 200 14-57 0-12 13-15 9 18 27 7 18 12 14 2 41
  24.6% 0.0% 86.7% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 14

Georgia Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Vincent Williams 21:00 2-3 1-1 0-2 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 5
Donte Williams 13:00 1-4 0-0 0-1 1 3 4 0 1 0 4 1 2
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope 34:00 5-10 1-4 6-7 0 6 6 3 4 2 2 1 17
John Florveus 30:00 1-1 0-0 1-2 4 6 10 1 1 2 1 2 3
Brandon Morris 13:00 1-3 0-1 0-0 1 1 2 1 4 0 1 0 2
Charles Mann 19:00 1-3 0-0 1-2 0 2 2 3 2 1 5 0 3
Nemanja Djurisic 25:00 7-9 1-2 2-3 0 5 5 1 1 2 3 2 17
Sherrard Brantley 26:00 1-3 1-3 0-0 0 3 3 0 0 0 4 0 3
Tim Dixon 9:00 0-2 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Kenny Gaines 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0
John Cannon 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 19-39 4-12 10-17 6 31 37 10 13 8 23 7 52
  48.7% 33.3% 58.8% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 23