Peach State College Basketball Schedule: UGA, Tech Open Conference Slates

This week's Peach State hoops action is highlighted by the start of conference play for both Georgia and Georgia Tech.

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Georgia Vs. Alabama Final Score: Crimson Tide Take Out Bulldogs 74-59

The Georgia Bulldogs came into this game riding a five-game winning streak, but the Alabama Crimson Tide ended that run and handed Georgia their first conference loss of the year by beating them 74-59. Georgia was unable to get their offense and tried to use the three-point shot to get back in this game, but they shot 6 of 17 from beyond the arc and 21 of 52 overall from the field.

Georgia matched Alabama point-for-point for the first nine minutes of the game, but after a timeout Alabama made their run by going on a scoring spree where the outscored Georgia 20-6 and never looked back. Alabama ended the first half by leading 36-28 over Georgia. The second half has more competitive but Georgia was unable to chip into the Alabama lead at all.

Alabama had three players score in double figures with Trevor Lacey who came off the bench to lead all Alabama players with 19 points and made three of four three-point shots. Georgia's Kentavious Caldwell-Pope led all scores with 22 points, but it was not enough to keep Georgia in this game.

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Duke Vs. Georgia Tech Final Score: Clutch Free Throws Give Blue Devils 81-74 Win In Phillips Arena

The Duke Blue Devils escaped with their lives as several clutch free throws by Seth Curry and Ryan Kelly helped the boys from Durham defeat the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets 81-74 in Phillips Arena.

Glen Rice Jr. put up a valiant effort against a tough Duke defense as his 28 points and 8 rebounds helped keep Brian Gregory's Yellow Jackets in the game throughout the afternoon. Mfon Udofia and Jason Morris also chipped in, with 18 and 11 points, respectfully.

For Kelly, his 14-for-14 performance from the free throw line helped him eclipse is career high with a 21 points. Seth Curry had 15 points and freshman Quinn Cook also added 10 points.

The Yellow Jackets are now 7-8 on the season and this was their first loss in conference play, yet this loss could be a confidence builder, knowing that they competed tough versus the potential conference champion. Georgia Tech will face North Carolina State on Tuesday in Raleigh.

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Georgia Tech Vs. Duke: Game Time, TV Info And More

The Yellow Jackets open ACC play at Phillips Arena hosting national power Duke at Noon on ESPNU.

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Georgia Vs. Alabama: Game Time, TV Info And More

The Dogs, hoping to repeat their success of last season, open SEC play against a tested and proven Alabama team.

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Georgia Tech Vs. Alabama Final Score: Tech Closes Out Non Conference Slate With 73-48 Loss

Turnovers and a lackluster shooting night was more than Georgia Tech could overcome as they dropped their final non conference game to Alabama 73-48.

The Yellow Jackets fell behind 40-22 at halftime and weren't able to threaten in the second half. Trevor Releford hit all eight of his field goal attempts and finished with 17 points. Tony Mitchell netted 14 points while Andrew Steele and JaMychal Green each had nine.

Kammeon Holsey led the Yellow Jackets with 14 points and freshman forward Julian Royal added 10. Mfon Udofia and Brandon Reed each finished with eight. Glen Rice Jr was a non-factor with five points on 2-8 shooting.

Tech closes the non-conference part of its schedule with a 7-6 record and will open ACC play on Saturday when it hosts Duke at Philips Arena.

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Georgia Tech Vs. Alabama Score: Yellow Jackets Trailing Tide 40-22 At Halftime

Turnovers have hurt the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets as they have dug themselves a big hole in the first half as they trail Alabama 40-22. The Yellow Jackets turned the ball over 15 times in the first half giving the Crimson Tide extra opportunities.

With Alabama hitting more than half of its shot attempts, the Yellow Jackets can't afford to be giving them any extra opportunities. Trevor Releford leads a balanced attack for the Tide with 11 points and four assists. Tony Mitchell chipped in nine points while JaMychal Green has six points and four boards in the first half.

Kammeon Holsey worked hard for 10 points in the first half but also committed four of Tech's turnovers. Mfon Udofia has six points for the Yellow Jackets. Glen Rice Jr. scored just two points in the first half and hit only one of his six shot attempts.

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Georgia Tech Vs. Alabama: Yellow Jackets Host Crimson Tide In Final Non-Conference Game

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets will host the Alabama Crimson Tide on Tuesday night in the last game before ACC conference play begins.

The Crimson Tide are current holders of an overall 10-3 record and should serve as a great tune-up game for Georgia Tech before No. 3 Duke comes to town on Saturday, January 7.

Georgia Tech has been struggling as of late, as they are coming off back-to-back losses against the Mercer Bears and the Fordham Rams and currently hold a 7-6 record. Alabama, meanwhile, have won their last two games, defeating the Oklahoma St. Cowboys and the Jacksonville Dolphins.

Tuesday night's game will tip off at 9:00 PM ET at Philips Arena. The game will be televised on ESPNU. You can listen to the radio broadcast on 790 AM or 106.7 FM.

For all news and information regarding the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets, please visit From the Rumble Seat. For updates and conversation on the Crimson Tide, head on over to Roll 'Bama Roll.

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Peach State College Basketball Schedule: Georgia, Georgia Tech Open Conference Slate

This week's Peach State hoops action is highlighted by the start of conference play for both Georgia and Georgia Tech.

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