ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Georgia took a big lead with sharp 3-point
shooting in the first half, Travis Leslie and Gerald Robinson each
scored 17 points and the Bulldogs beat Mississippi State 86-64 on
Trey Thompkins had 15 points as Georgia (14-4, 3-2 Southeastern
Conference) bounced back from a 59-57 loss to Tennessee.
Georgia made 11 3-pointers, one shy of its season high, and was
dominant with its overwhelming 48-23 advantage in rebounds.
Dee Bost led Mississippi State (10-8, 2-2) with 20 points and
five assists. Renardo Sidney added 15 points and nine rebounds
before fouling out with 3:10 remaining.
Georgia made 6 of 10 3-pointers in the first half for a 42-29
lead. Georgia took the lead with an 11-0 run in the opening minutes
and kept the advantage in double figures the rest of the game.
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