Mississippi State vs. Georgia: Recap and Stats

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Mississippi State vs. Georgia: Recap and Stats
Mississippi State 72
(7-7, 1-5 away)
Georgia 61
(6-9, 6-6 home)
Venue: Stegeman Coliseum
1:45PM ET / 10:45AM PT, January 12, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Mississippi State 36 36 72
Georgia 35 26 61
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Mississippi State R Johnson 12 G Ware 7 T Bloodman 2
Georgia K Caldwell-Pope 16 K Caldwell-Pope 6 C Mann 2

On Saturday, January 12th, Georgia lost in front of the home crowd against Mississippi State 72-61 in conference play. Georgia were led by Kenny Gaines, who put up five points and five rebounds. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had a team-high 16 points and added three rebounds. For Mississippi State, Jalen Steele got a career-high 21 points and seven rebounds. Georgia (6-9, 0-2 SEC) travels to 10th-ranked Missouri (11-2, 1-0 SEC) on Wednesday, January 16th.

Georgia Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs have lost 100% of the time this season (0-3) after having a field goal percentage of 32.8% or worse.
  • Georgia has lost 83% of the time this season (1-5) after recording 3 or fewer blocks.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 46.3% or better this season, Georgia has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 9 or more three-pointers this season, Georgia has lost 100% of the time (0-4).
  • When the opposition records 13 or more assists this season, Georgia has lost 100% of the time (0-3).
  • The Bulldogs have turned the ball over more than their opponents in the past 4 games.
  • This is the 10th game at home this season--UGA has a 3.1 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • The top two scorers (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Charles Mann) accounted for 49.1% of the points.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (20) than the starters (17).
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has led the team in scoring in 14 out of 15 games this season.
  • Donte` Williams has led the team in rebounding in 3 out of 15 games this season.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has 15 straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Charles Mann.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Kenny Gaines.

Mississippi State Game Notes

  • Jalen Steele recorded a team season high in field goals attempted with 16.
  • The top two scorers (Jalen Steele and Craig Sword) accounted for 51.3% of the points.
  • This marks the 1st 20-point game of Jalen Steele's career.
  • Jalen Steele set career highs with 21 points, 7 field goals made, and 7 rebounds.
  • This was the 1st foul out of the season for Roquez Johnson.
MState PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AJalen Steele312172103
BT. Bloodman29635212
BCraig Sword301640203
BT. Cunningham20423101
BFred Thomas21830110
B-Colin Borchert29752213
B-Gavin Ware22460010
B-Roquez Johnson18631002
UGA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Kenny Gaines10550200
B+K. Caldwell-Pope351631422
B-Tim Dixon22672103
B-Charles Mann291424004
B-N. Djurisic16650113
C+John Florveus15250100
CDonte` Williams25580001
CBrandon Morris12500101
D+V. Williams11201000
DS. Brantley25022001

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