Alabama 23 35 58
Georgia 34 32 66
Date of game: 1/11/2014

Recap: Georgia vs. Alabama

Athens, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Charles Mann tallied 22 points and seven rebounds as the Georgia Bulldogs held off the Alabama Crimson Tide for a 66-58 victory in a Southeastern Conference defensive battle at Stegeman Coliseum.

Kenny Gaines also scored 22 points for Georgia (8-6, 2-0 SEC) as it picked up its second straight win. Marcus Thornton added nine points and grabbed five of his eight boards on the offensive end.

Trevor Releford paced the Crimson Tide (7-8, 1-1) with 17 points. Rodney Cooper contributed 15 points and six rebounds while Shannon Hale scored 14 points.

The Bulldogs took a 34-23 lead into the intermission after they shot 44 percent from the field and converted 8-of-10 attempts at the free-throw line in the first half. Alabama was limited to 2-of-9 shooting from beyond the arc in the opening 20 minutes of the contest.

The Crimson Tide drained 13-of-19 attempts at the charity stripe in the second period. Alabama managed to narrow the deficit down to three points at 46-43 with 7:37 left in regulation, but the hosts answered with a 4-0 run that put it out of reach for good.

Despite the loss, Alabama outscored the Bulldogs, 30-18, in the paint. Georgia enjoyed a 41-32 edge in the rebounding battle.

Game Notes

Heisman Power Rankings: Week 1

The opening week of action is in the books. With plenty of noteworthy performances, both from trusted preseason favorites and newcomers making a splash onto the scene, here's the first iteration of our Heisman Trophy power rankings, a list which promises plenty of intrigue moving forward.

NASCAR News
Kyle Busch Motorsports drivers hit Canada

The series will run its 14th race of the season on Sunday at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. This will be the second time the series competes in Canada. One year ago, Chase Elliott won the inaugural truck race at this 2.459-mile, 10-turn road course. Wallace finished fourth.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.