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.