Athens, GA (AP) - Gerald Robinson Jr. scored 21 points and
Georgia overcame poor free-throw shooting to edge Colorado 83-74 on
Georgia won despite making only 27 of 43 free throws and blowing
a first-half lead of 17 points.
Georgia led only 72-70 when Robinson scored on a layup to push
the lead to four points with 1:32 remaining. After a turnover by
Colorado, Dustin Ware made two free throws for a 76-70 lead.
Travis Leslie had 19 points before fouling out for Georgia
(2-0). Jeremy Price had 17.
Georgia continues to play without Trey Thompkins, the team's
leading scorer and rebounder last season who is recovering from a
high ankle sprain.
Alec Burks had 23 points for Colorado (1-1), which suffered its
first loss under first-year coach Tad Boyle. Cory Higgins added 15
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