Georgia wins fourth in a row in basketball

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ATHENS, Ga. — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Nemanja Djurisic each scored 17 points and Georgia won its fourth consecutive game with a 52-41 victory over George Washington on Friday night.

John Florveus pulled down 10 rebounds to help the Bulldogs (6-7) overcome a season-high 25 turnovers.

Kevin Larsen scored 14 points to lead George Washington (6-7). The Colonials went 0 for 12 on 3-point attempts, missing all but two in the second half.

George Washington shot 24.6 percent from the field.

The Bulldogs were just 4 for 11 on free-throw attempts before Caldwell-Pope and Djurisic combined to hit Georgia’s last six.

MEMPHIS 85,

TENNESSEE 80

In Knoxville, Tenn., Joe Jackson scored 20 points and Memphis (10-3) held off Tennessee (8-4).

The Tigers led 42-28 at the half but had to withstand a charge by the Volunteers over the final 20 minutes.

Adonis Thomas added 18 points, Geron Johnson had 16 and D.J. Stephens 11 for Memphis..

Josh Richardson led Tennessee with 20. Kenny Hall had 13 and Jarnell Stokes 11.

WOMEN

NO. 7 CALIFORNIA 55, UTAH 50

In Salt Lake City, Utah, California (11-1) built a 12-point halftime lead and held on to beat Utah (9-3).

Layshia Clarendon scored 18 points to lead the Golden Bears. Afure Jemerigbe added 13 and Brittany Boyd had 11.

Michelle Plouffe scored 16 points to lead Utah.

Taryn Wicijowski and Iwalani Rodrigues added 11 each.


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