Georgia struggled throughout Wednesday night's match up against South Dakota State but was able to put together a late run to escape with a 72-61 victory. Donte Williams scored 17 points to lead the Bulldogs to a 3-0 start on the season.
When Mark Fox reviews this game, he likely won't be happy with the Bulldogs shot selection. Georgia connected on just 6-29 three point attempts and routinely settled for long jump shots throughout the game. That kind of shot selection won't be ideal for the Bulldogs on any night and especially not when Donte Williams and Marcus Thornton are having rather solid games.
Williams finished with 17 points, seven rebounds and four blocks while Thornton scored seven points and pulled down 10 rebounds. The Bulldogs also got a solid performance off the bench from freshman Nemanja Djurisic who finished with 14 points and five rebounds. Gerald Robinson finished with 15 points and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope tossed in 14 points and grabbed six rebounds.
Nate Wolters scored 15 points and Taevaunn Prince netted 13 for the Jackrabbits who fall to 1-2 on the season.
The Bulldogs are off until Monday when they travel to Kansas City to take part in the semifinals of the CBE Classic against California in what will be their first true test of the season.
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