Jan. 9, 2002
Box Score |
Georgia is now 13-2 overall, 2-0 in the SEC. Kentucky is now 9-4 overall, 0-2 in the league.
Georgia breaks a 16-game losing streak against Kentucky. The Bulldogs' last win over the Wildcats came on Jan. 8, 1994. Georgia won in Lexington for only the third time in school history, the last coming in 1985. Kentucky leads the series, 99-18.
Georgia shot 54.1 percent from the field and 43.5 percent from three-point territory, both of which are season highs for a Kentucky opponent.
Key run: trailing 82-80 with 2:47 to play, Georgia went on a 6-0 run to take the lead for good.
The Wildcats shot 50 percent from the field. It is the first time in the Tubby Smith era that the Wildcats lost when shooting 50 percent or better.
Junior guard Keith Bogans had six points tonight, giving him 1,154 in his career. He advanced to 37th on the UK career scoring list, passing Wallace Jones (1,151) and Vernon Hatton (1,153).
Junior forward Jules Camara scored a career-high 16 points and also tied his career high for field goals made with seven.
Freshman guard Rashaad Carruth tied career highs with 10 field goal attempts, two free throws made, and three rebounds.
Sophomore forward Erik Daniels tied his career high for rebounds with six.
Sophomore guard Gerald Fitch tied career highs with five field goals, 10 field goal attempts, and four steals.
Sophomore guard Cliff Hawkins tied his career high for rebounds with five.
For Georgia, sophomore forward Jarvis Hayes tallied 30 points, his most as a Bulldog.