Daily Dawg Thread – February 06, 2022

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WBB: #11/14 Georgia (17-4, 6-3 SEC) vs. Florida (16-6, 6-3 SEC) At 1:00 Today

Today | 1 p.m. ET | Athens, Ga. | Stegeman Coliseum (10,523)

Watch: SEC Network (Eric Frede and Christy Thomskutty)

 

 

 

 

Listen: Georgia Bulldog Sports Network (Jeff Dantzler) 

960 AM The Ref, WXKT 103.7 FM and the Georgia Bulldog App

 

 

 

 

Opening Tip Storylines

» Georgia is back home to host the red-hot Florida Gators this Sunday at 1 p.m. ET inside Stegeman Coliseum. 

» Sunday is Georgia’s Play4Kay Pink Game, with fans encouraged to wear pink to honor all those affected by breast cancer. 

» This contest will also mark Georgia’s annual Alumni Game. Close to 30 former players will be in attendance. 

» Georgia comes into the matchup having won five of its last six games overall. The Gators have won six of their last seven contests, including an 84-59 victory against No. 7-ranked Tennessee on Thursday. 

» The Lady Bulldogs have won nine-straight meetings against the Florida Gators, with Florida’s last win in the series coming in 2017. Georgia owns a 62-17 record, including a 32-5 mark in Athens, against the Gators. 

» Georgia’s seniors stepped up to lead the Lady Bulldogs in the win against Vanderbilt on Thursday. Malury Bates, Mikayla Coombs, Que Morrison and Jenna Staiti combined to score 49 of the Lady Bulldogs’ 71 points against the Commodores, making up 70 percent of the team’s scoring. 

» Morrison — recognized among the the best defensive players in the nation — has scored in double figures in every SEC contest this season. In fact, Morrison’s points, assists, steals and offensive rebounding have led to 32 percent of Georgia’s scoring in conference play. 

» Staiti has scored in double figures in 48 of last 56 games with 19 double-doubles. Last Sunday, she scored 22 points to go with 11 boards against fellow All-SEC candidate Shakira Austin. She also held Austin to just nine points in the win. 


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Greg is closing in on 11 years writing about and photographing UGA sports. While often wrong and/or out of focus, it has been a long, strange trip full of fun and new friends.