#13 Georgia (15-3, 4-2 SEC) vs. #5 Tennessee (17-1, 6-0 SEC) Today at the Stege
Sunday, Jan. 23 | 2 p.m. ET | Athens, Ga. | Stegeman Coliseum (10,523)
Watch: SEC Network (Eric Frede and Christy Thomaskutty)
Listen: Georgia Bulldog Sports Network (Jeff Dantzler)
960 AM The Ref, WXKT 103.7 FM and the Georgia Bulldog App
– Head Coach Joni Taylor will be honored before the game for her effort in leading the USA Basketball U19 Team to a gold medal in the World Cup last summer.
– We Back Pat – Fans are encouraged to wear purple to honor Pat Summitt as part of the SEC’s We Back Pat week.
– Students from Clarke and Oconee counties who read more than 15 books or 600 mins of reading received a free ticket and t-shirt. Participants can sign up for a chance to win prizes throughout the game.
– Halftime Toddler Trot!
Opening Tip Storylines
» Georgia is back home to host the No. 5-ranked Tennessee Lady Vols this Sunday at 2 p.m. ET inside Stegeman Coliseum. The matchup will be carried nationally on the SEC Network.
» Sunday’s contest features the two winningest programs in SEC history. Tennessee leads the SEC with 1,418 wins in 77 years, while Georgia ranks second with 1,033 victories in 48 seasons.
» The Lady Bulldogs and Lady Vols are two of only three teams (Wisconsin Green Bay is the other) to have a winning record every season since 1980.
» Georgia has won two-straight and four of the last six games overall against Tennessee. The Lady Bulldogs are looking for their first three-game win streak in the series since a trio of victories from 1984-86.
» Stegeman Coliseum will be a welcome sight for Joni Taylor’s team. Georgia has played four of its last five games on the road, sporting a 3-1 record in those away contests.
» Georgia used a 25-0 run to build a 27-point lead against Mississippi State on Thursday. The Lady Bulldogs held off a furious MSU comeback for a 66-63 win.
» As they have done most of the season, Georgia’s bench played a major role in the win against Mississippi State, outscoring the Bulldogs’ bench 21-0.
» Que Morrison scored in double figures for the 14th time in 18 games this season with her 14-point effort against MSU. Mikayla Coombs tied a season high with 13 points to go with a career-best nine rebounds against the Maroons.
» The Lady Bulldogs are in search of their second top-5 win of the season. Georgia defeated No. 2 NC State in Raleigh back in December.
» Sunday’s game is Georgia’s annual We Back Pat contest, honoring the legacy of former Tennessee head coach Pat Summitt.
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