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WBB: Georgia vs. Samford Today

Junior forward Mackenzie Engram (33) fights for position
Junior forward Mackenzie Engram (33) fights for position.

Georgia vs. Samford
Watch: SECN+ (Kaleb Frady – play-by-play; Kiesha Brown – analyst)
Radio: Georgia Bulldog Network by IMG // Jeff Dantzler (PBP) In Athens: WRFC-AM 960
Game Notes
Opening Tip
» Georgia hosts Samford in its final game before the team goes home for Christmas. The Lady Bulldogs will wrap up non-conference action on Dec. 28 against Western Carolina.

» Thursday’s contest is the team’s Tacky Sweater game. Coaches and fans will wear their best tacky sweaters in honor of the upcoming Christmas holiday.

» Georgia and Samford have not met prior to Thursday’s game. The Samford Bulldogs have played one SEC opponent already this season, falling to then-No. 20 Kentucky 80-57 on Nov. 27.

» Sophomore forward Caliya Robinson leads the Lady Bulldogs and currently ranks fourth in the SEC in scoring, averaging 17.0 points per game. Robinson has scored in double figures in 14-straight games dating back to last season. Robinson already has 10 double-figure scoring games during the 2016-17 campaign, matching last year’s total.

» Georgia enters the game against Samford after falling to Virginia on Monday night. That loss broke a then-NCAA-best 61 game home non-conference win streak — a mark that stretched all the way back to the 2008-09 season.

» Seven of the Lady Bulldogs’ first 11 opponents made postseason play last year, including NCAA Tournament teams BYU, USF and Oklahoma State. Georgia has knocked off two teams — BYU and Mercer — that won their respective conference championships a season ago.

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