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Georgia defeats Lipscomb in 3-game winning streak

Georgia (4-4) improves to .500 during a three-game winning streak that follows a four-game losing streak. Georgia (4-4) improves to .500 during a three-game winning streak that follows a four-game losing streak.

ATHENS, GA (RNN) – The Georgia Bulldogs defeated the Lipscomb Bisons on Saturday, winning 84-75 in Athens.

Georgia (4-4) improves to .500 during a three-game winning streak that follows a four-game losing streak.

The home team had a firm handle on the lead throughout the first half, but was outscored 48-44 in the second half by Lipscomb (4-6), despite a 9-0 run to begin the second half by Georgia.

Starting point guard Charles Mann, did not start with a sore knee, but the Dawgs had four players score in double-digits, including forward Brandon Morris leading all scorers with 17 points.

Georgia made the most out of their opportunities by out-rebounding the Bisons 32-28 and shooting 57 percent from field goal range.

The Bulldogs next game is at home in Stegeman Coliseum against the Gardner-Webb Runnin' Bulldogs on Thursday, Dec. 19.

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