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WBB: UGA falls to Auburn 67-49

The University of Georgia women’s basketball team fell to the Auburn Tigers, 67-49, Monday evening at Neville Arena. 

Junior guard Asia Avinger led Georgia with 14 points, while De’Mauri Flournoy added 11. Graduate guard Honesty Scott-Grayson paced the Tigers with 21 points and six rebounds. 





Georgia shot 34 percent from the floor and committed 23 turnovers to fall to 10-10 overall and 1-6 in the SEC this season. Auburn improves to 14-6 and 3-4 in league play. 

Auburn scored the first nine points in the game, but Georgia outpaced the Tigers 9-3 in the final five minutes of the opening frame to trail just 12-9. 

The Tigers went on several runs and built leads of 23-12 and 31-18 in the second quarter. Most of the Tigers’ scoring came from Scott-Grayson, who finished with 14 points in the first half and gave her team a 36-23 halftime lead. 





Georgia clamped down defensively in the second half, holding the Tigers to just 30 percent shooting in the final 20 minutes. It was not enough though, as Georgia fell, 67-49. 

MTennis: UGA fell to No. 18 Texas A&M, 4-2, in the finals of the ITA Kickoff Weekend Athens Regional

Cyrus Mahjoob (Photo: Kari Hodges/UGAAA)

The No. 19 Georgia men’s tennis team fell to No. 18 Texas A&M, 4-2, in the finals of the ITA Kickoff Weekend Athens regional on Monday afternoon at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex.

Despite the loss, No. 36 Ryan Colby earned his fifth ranked win against No. 109 JC Roddick by a score of 6-4, 6-2. Colby leads the team in ranked wins this year.

“It was not the result that what we wanted, but our players fought until the very end,” head coach Manuel Diaz said. “Our team fought like Bulldogs and I’m proud of our efforts. We have a lot of young guys who learned some big lessons today.”

Georgia (3-1) opened the contest by earning the doubles point for the fourth-straight match. On court one, Niels Ratiu and Freddy Blaydes took an early lead, capping off their third win of the season by a 6-2 score. Cyrus Mahjoob and Miguel Perez Peña clinched the point in a 6-1 decision, as the tandem secured their second career point-clinching win together. 

The Bulldogs went into singles with momentum, which No. 36 Colby used to earn his victory in straight sets. The Aggies earned their first point of the match after Blaydes lost for the first time of the dual match season on court six. Each of the remaining matches entered into third sets, with Texas A&M taking the three wins they needed to clinch the match. 

“It certainly was a close match on the top three courts,” Coach Diaz said. “Ryan played an exceptional match today, and courts one and three went to third sets. We have to work on some things and execute a bit better in these close matches. I thought we grew a lot as a team today. We will have a couple of days to work hard and get ready for our next match.”

Georgia will host in-state rival Georgia Tech on Tuesday, Feb. 6th at 2:00 p.m. ET at the Dan Magill Tennis Complex. The dual match will be the 91st meeting between the two teams. The Bulldogs lead the series with a record of 72-18, including the last 12 meetings against the Yellowjackets. Most recently, Georgia topped Georgia Tech in a 5-2 decision at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex in Atlanta on Feb. 12, 2023.

Doubles competition

1. Freddy Blaydes/Niels Ratiu (UGA) def. Togan Tokac/Giulio Perego (TAMU) 6-2

2. Thomas Paulsell/Ryan Colby (UGA) vs. JC Roddick/Luke Casper (TAMU) 3-3, unfinished 

3. Miguel Perez Peña/Cyrus Mahjoob (UGA) def. Raphael Perot/Tiago Pires (TAMU) 6-1*

Order of finish: 1, 3*

Singles competition

1. Raphael Perot (TAMU) def. No. 41 Thomas Paulsell (UGA) 4-6, 6-3, 6-3

2. No. 36 Ryan Colby (UGA) def. No. 109 JC Roddick (TAMU) 6-4, 6-2

3. Togan Tokac (TAMU) def. No. 43 Miguel Perez Peña (UGA) 6-4, 3-6, 6-4

4. Niels Ratiu (UGA) vs. Giulio Perego (TAMU) 7-6 (8-6), 4-6, 4-5, unfinished 

5. Tiago Pires (TAMU) def. No. 112 Cyrus Mahjoob (UGA) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

6. No. 93 Luke Casper (TAMU) def. Freddy Blaydes (UGA) 6-4, 6-0

Order of finish: 1, 3*

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Greg is closing in on 15 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.

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