It has been a struggle this season offensively for Mark Fox's Georgia Bulldogs but they snapped out of their shooting doldrums long enough Saturday night to defeat USC 63-59 and snap a four game losing streak in the process.
The Bulldogs posted season high shooting numbers against USC making 51 percent of their shots including going 9-13 from beyond-the-arc. Despite the hot shooting, Georgia needed a Caldwell-Pope three pointer with just 43 seconds remaining to give them some breathing room.
Caldwell-Pope turned in one of his best performances of the season scoring 21 points and grabbing five rebounds. He went 7-12 from the field and made four out of five three point attempts while logging 39 minutes of playing time. Gerald Robinson chipped in 17 points. Dustin Ware hit all four of his three-point attempts and finished with 12 points.
Alexis Moore led USC with 18 points while Maurice Jones and Aaron Fuller finished with 11 and 10 respectively. USC drops to 4-7 on the season.
Georgia's hot shooting helped them overcome a 32-18 rebounding advantage by the Trojans.
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