Auburn 22 27 49
Georgia 26 31 57
Date of game: 1/30/2013

Recap: Georgia vs. Auburn

Athens, GA (Sports Network) - Led by a double-double of 20 points and 10 rebounds from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the Georgia Bulldogs downed the Auburn Tigers, 57-49, in an SEC tilt at Stegeman Coliseum.

Charles Mann added 10 points and dished out six assists for the Bulldogs (9-11, 3-4 SEC), who have won three of four.

Allen Payne and Frankie Sullivan each finished with 13 points to lead the Tigers (8-12, 2-5), while Chris Denson chipped in with 12 points, as they extended their season-long losing streak to five games.

Georgia shot 43.5 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-12 from 3-point range, as it took a 26-22 lead into halftime. It held Auburn to just 32 percent shooting from the field in the opening 20 minutes.

With the game tied, 43-43, with just under five minutes to play, Georgia ran off five straight points and would never again lose the lead. Auburn did not help itself much after intermission, shooting just 7-of-28 from the floor (.250).

The Bulldogs outscored the Tigers in the paint, 22-16.

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