Tuesday’s game is the eighth all-time meeting between Georgia and Wofford in basketball. Georgia has won each of the first seven meetings.
The first five meetings took place during the 1920s when, ironically, Georgia was a member of the Southern Conference and not Wofford. The Terriers didn’t join the SoCon until 1997. Georgia was one of 13 schools to depart the SoCon in 1933 to form the SEC.
Wofford has come achingly close to winning both of the past two meetings between these two schools. On Dec. 12, 2004, the Terriers led Georgia by six with 43 seconds left. Given six foul shots to secure victory, they made just two and the Bulldogs capitalized by making two consecutive treys and sending the game into overtime. Last Dec. 20, Wofford’s Tim Johnson had two foul shots to lock down a victory with four ticks left. He missed both, giving rise to the buzzer-beating heroics of guard Zac Swansey.