#16/21 Georgia Lady Bulldogs (19-5, 10-5 SEC) vs. #2 Texas A&M Aggies (23-1, 13-1 SEC)
Saturday, March 6 | 4 p.m. | SEC Semifinals | Bon Secours Wellness Arena | Greenville, S.C.
TV: ESPNU (Courtney Lyle, Carolyn Peck and Steffi Sorensen)
Radio: Georgia Bulldog Sports Network (Jeff Dantzler)
WXKT 103.7 FM (also available on the Georgia Bulldogs’ App)
Game Day Storylines
• Georgia plays No. 1 seed Texas A&M in the semifinals of the 2021 SEC Tournament. Tip time is set for 4 p.m. ET Saturday on ESPNU.
• This is Georgia’s second appearance in the SEC tournament semifinals under head coach Joni Taylor (first time since 2018). The Lady Bulldogs are looking to advance to their first tournament finals since 2004.
• Georgia defeated No. 17 Kentucky, 78-66, in the SEC quarterfinals to advance to the semis.
• Senior center Jenna Staiti scored in double figures for the 28th time in the last 33 games with 20 points and 12 boards against Kentucky. Staiti has 12 double-doubles in the last 33 games.
• Staiti reached the 1,000 point mark of her career during Friday’s win against Kentucky. The Cumming, Ga., native is one of eight Georgia players in program history to score 1,000 points, record over 500 rebounds and over 150 blocks in their careers.
• Georgia seniors accounted for 67 of the team’s 78 points (86 percent) in the win against Kentucky. The 67 points by the four Georgia seniors were one more point than the entire Kentucky team.
• All four of Georgia’s seniors are college graduates and each is pursuing a master’s degree at UGA.
• Senior Maya Caldwell scored over 20 points for the second-straight game with 20 points against Kentucky. Coming into her last two contests, Caldwell had only scored 20 or more points once in four years.
• Georgia and Texas A&M met earlier this season in College Station. After a 22-22 halftime score, the Aggies outscored Georgia 24-13 in the third period en route to the win.
• SEC Co-Defensive Player of the Year Que Morrison is the defensive stopper on the top defensive team in the SEC. Entering the tournament, the Lady Bulldogs were the only conference team to rank in the top-5 of the league in scoring defense (60.1 ppg), field-goal percentage defense (.371), 3-point field-goal percentage defense (.276), blocked shots (6.3 per game) and steals (9.0 per game).
Series Information vs. No. 1 Seed Texas A&M
Overall: Texas A&M leads, 9-3
In Athens: Texas A&M leads, 4-2
In College Station: Texas A&M leads, 4-1
Neutral Sites: Texas A&M leads, 1-0
Current Streak: Texas A&M has won four-straight meetings
Last Meeting in SEC Tournament: These teams have never met in the SEC tourney
SEC Tournament History
• Since the tournament began in 1980, the Lady Bulldogs own a 50-37 overall record. Georgia has won the tournament title four times, with those coming in 1983, 1984, 1986 and 2001.