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

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LSU vs. Georgia: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
LSU 68
(19-11, 5-8 away)
Georgia 63
(15-17, 12-9 home)
Venue: Bridgestone Arena
1:00PM ET / 10:00AM PT, March 14, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
LSU 39 29 68
Georgia 19 44 63
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
LSU S Coleman 24 J O`Bryant III 12 A Hickey 5
Georgia K Caldwell-Pope 32 K Caldwell-Pope 13 C Mann 5

Georgia shot just 28.6 percent from the field and lost to LSU 68-63 in the second round of the SEC Tournament on Thursday, Mar. 14. At halftime, Georgia was down big 39-19 but they played much better in the second half and almost came back to win this one. With the loss, the season series with LSU is now tied at 1-1. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope earned a double-double in the loss with a career-high 32 points and 13 rebounds. He was six for 15 from three-point range. Charles Mann also had a solid game, scoring 15 points and adding five rebounds. For the Tigers, Andre Stringer got 16 points and three rebounds.

Georgia Game Notes

  • The Bulldogs have been unlucky eight times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Georgia is 30-30 in close games.
  • When the opposition shoots a three-point percentage of 42.9 percent or better this season, Georgia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition records 14 or more assists this season, Georgia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-5).
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 43.4 percent or better this season, Georgia has lost 90 percent of the time (1-9).
  • The Bulldogs set a season high for rebounds (48).
  • UGA set season lows for field goal percentage (28.6) and steals (one).
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope recorded a team season high in points with 32, three-pointers with six, and three pointers attempted with 15.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope accounted for 50.7 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Nemanja Djurisic) accounted for 47.9 percent of the rebounds.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has led the team in scoring 29 times and in rebounding 16 times in 32 games this season.
  • This marks the 15th 20-point game of Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's career.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has 32 straight double-digit point games.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope recorded a double-double. It was the seventh of his career.
  • Kentavious Caldwell-Pope had career highs with 32 points and six three-pointers.
  • Nemanja Djurisic recorded the fourth double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Nemanja Djurisic had a career high with seven defensive rebounds.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Donte` Williams.

LSU Game Notes

  • The Tigers won this one, but have lost five times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, LSU is 28-24 in close games.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III recorded a team season high in free throws attempted with 17.
  • Shavon Coleman accounted for 35.2 percent of the team's points.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III accounted for 35.2 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Shavon Coleman has led the team in scoring seven times in 30 games this season.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has led the team in rebounding 18 times in 30 games this season.
  • Andre Stringer has three straight double-digit point games.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III recorded the 20th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Johnny O`Bryant III recorded a double-double. It was his 15th this season and 17th of his career.
  • This was the first foul out of the season for Anthony Hickey.
  • This marks the third 20-point game of Shavon Coleman's career.
LSU PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
AAndre Stringer391633200
AShavon Coleman332460213
AJ. O`Bryant III3812122212
B+Anthony Hickey36355100
B+C. Carmouche35724200
C+Jalen Courtney10420000
-Malik Morgan4000000
-Corban Collins3000000
UGA PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+K. Caldwell-Pope3832131002
ACharles Mann311555103
BKenny Gaines20650030
C+John Florveus26261020
C+N. Djurisic312101001
C+V. Williams9230000
C-Brandon Morris14221002
D+Donte` Williams12210001
-John Cannon5000000
-Tim Dixon6000001
-S. Brantley8000001

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