The Georgia men’s basketball team will conclude a three-game homestand on Sunday afternoon when they host the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders at Stegeman Coliseum at 1:00 p.m.
Georgia Basketball Game Notes
Georgia (2-0) vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (1-2)
Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. ET
Stegeman Coliseum (10,523) in Athens, Ga.
Georgia Bulldog Sports Network.
Flagship: AM 750 (Atlanta)
(Scott Howard, play-by-play; Chuck Dowdle, analyst; Tony Schiavone, producer)
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SEC Network +
(Jeff Dantzler, play-by-play; Jarvis Hayes, analyst)
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Georgia is 2-0 on the young season, defeating Bryant and USC Upstate by an average of 17.0 points per game.
Yante Maten, a National Player of the Year candidate and preseason SEC Player of the Year honoree, leads the Bulldogs averages of 21.5 point and 13.0 rebounds per game. With back-to-back double-doubles to open the year, Maten now has 64 double-digit scoring outputs, 19 double-figure rebound counts and 18 double-doubles in his Georgia career.
Freshman Rayshaun Hammonds also has been impressive. He celebrated his birthday on Nov. 10 by becoming the first Bulldog freshman to start a season opener since Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in 2011. Hammonds is scoring 15.0 points – while shooting an eye-catching 72.2 percent from the floor – and 7.0 rebounds in his first two outings.
Turtle Jackson rounds out the double-figure scorers. He has notched career-high offensive performances in each game, putting up 11 points against Bryant and then 13 versus USC Upstate.
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi arrives in Athens with a 1-2 record, including a loss at No. 25 Baylor on Monday night.
Joseph Kilgore paces a trio of double-digit scoring guards for the Islanders at 14.0 ppg, while Kareem South adds 12.3 ppg and Myles Smith chips in 10.0 ppg.
CLICK HERE for the full Georgia vs. USC Upstate men’s basketball game notes.