Scores

Final

Auburn 49

(8-12, 2-5 SEC)

Georgia 57

(9-11, 3-4 SEC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 30, 2013

    Stegeman Coliseum, Athens, Georgia

    1 2 T
    AUB 22 2749
    UGA 26 3157

    Top Performers

    Auburn: A. Payne 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Stl

    Georgia: K. Caldwell-Pope 20 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl

    Georgia 57, Auburn 49

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ga. -- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to help Georgia beat Auburn 57-49 on Wednesday night.

    The Bulldogs (9-11, 3-4 Southeastern Conference) have won three of four.

    Frankie Sullivan and Allen Payne each finished with 13 points for Auburn (8-12, 2-5). The Tigers, who have dropped five straight, matched their season-low in points and shot a season-worst 28.3 percent.

    Caldwell-Pope, Georgia's leading scorer in 18 of 20 games this season, gave the Bulldogs a four-point lead with a putback at the 1:09 mark and followed with two free throws to make it 53-47 with 31 seconds left.

    Georgia began the game ranked No. 325 in the nation in scoring, but Auburn was the team that struggled all night offensively.

    Sullivan, the SEC's third-leading scorer, didn't produce a point until the 8:45 mark of the first half, but hit a 3 early in the second half that brought the Tigers within one, at 28-27.

    Auburn went nearly 7 full minutes without a basket in the second half until Jordan Price's layup cut the lead to 34-33 with 10:53 remaining.

    The Tigers, who visit No. 17 Missouri on Saturday, failed to score a field goal in the final 2:42.

    In the last 1:14 of the first half, the teams combined for three turnovers and four fouls. The only points came on two free throws by Sullivan, who was fouled on a 3-point attempt by Kenny Gaines with less than 1 second remaining.

    Georgia led 26-22 at halftime.

    Neither team led by more than six points until Vincent Williams hit a pair of free throws to end the scoring in the final seconds.

    Chris Denson added 12 points for Auburn.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    AUB
    UGA
    Points 49 57
    FG Made-Attempted 15-53 (.283) 19-43 (.442)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-20 (.200) 4-17 (.235)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-27 (.556) 15-26 (.577)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 8

    2012-13 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Georgia leads 12-6
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