Georgia vs. Vanderbilt: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Georgia vs. Vanderbilt: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Georgia 62
(13-15, 3-7 away)
Vanderbilt 63
(12-15, 8-8 home)
Venue: Memorial Gym (TN)
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, February 27, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Georgia 34 28 62
Vanderbilt 22 41 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Georgia K Caldwell-Pope 20 K Caldwell-Pope 14 S Brantley 3
Vanderbilt K Johnson 17 K Bright 6 K Johnson 5

Georgia faced off with Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 27 and suffered a heartbreaking loss against the Commodores 63-62 in conference play. Vanderbilt trailed 34-22 at the half, but turned the tide in the second half to get the comeback victory. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope picked up a double-double in the Bulldogs loss including a game-high 20 points and 14 rebounds. Sherrard Brantley had six points. For the Commodores, Kedren Johnson finished with a team-high 17 points and five assists. Georgia (12-15, 6-8 SEC) gets Tennessee (18-10, 9-6 SEC) on their home court on Saturday, Mar. 2.

Georgia Game Notes

  • Georgia started 13-15 during the 2011, 2009, and 2007 seasons (since 1996).
  • UGA beat the spread by 4.5 points. That makes the 14th time this season the Bulldogs have beaten the spread.
  • The Bulldogs have been unlucky six times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Georgia is 30-28 in close games.
  • Georgia has lost 83 percent of the time this season (1-5) after recording eight or fewer assists.
  • The Bulldogs have lost 79 percent of the time this season (3-11) after having a field goal percentage of 40.8 percent or worse.
  • When the opposition records eight or more three-pointers this season, Georgia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-9).
  • When the opposition records 63 or more total points this season, Georgia has lost 91 percent of the time (1-10).
  • When the opposition records 17 or more free throws made this season, Georgia has lost 78 percent of the time (2-7).
  • UGA set season lows for steals (one) and turnovers (nine).
  • The Bulldogs have recorded more rebounds than their opponents for the past six games.
  • Georgia has recorded fewer three-pointers than their opponents for the past five games.
  • This is the sixth loss of the season where the Bulldogs opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope recorded a team season high in rebounds with 14 and defensive rebounds with 14.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope accounted for 32.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope accounted for 38.8 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has led the team in scoring 25 times and in rebounding 13 times in 28 games this season.
  • This marks the 12th 20-point game of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's career.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has 28 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope recorded a double-double. It was the fifth of his career.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had career highs with 14 rebounds and 14 defensive rebounds.

Vanderbilt Game Notes

  • The Commodores won this one, but have lost seven times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Vanderbilt is 21-24 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Kedren Johnson and Sheldon Jeter) accounted for 49.2 percent of the points.
  • Kedren Johnson has led the team in scoring 13 times in 27 games this season.
  • Kevin Bright has led the team in rebounding 10 times in 27 games this season.
UGA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+K. Caldwell-Pope3320141013
BS. Brantley26613000
BTim Dixon13261002
B-John Florveus18730001
C+Charles Mann26821100
C+V. Williams15511000
C+Brandon Morris19521011
CN. Djurisic23520000
CDonte` Williams27430001
Vandy PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AKedren Johnson321735000
B+Sheldon Jeter211440002
B+Kevin Bright361160010
B-Dai-Jon Parker35442300
B-Josh Henderson29850020
CKyle Fuller13213001
C-Rod Odom23520001
D+Shelby Moats11210000

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