5 Postseason Keys for UGA:

1. Qualify for Big Dance: With nineteen total wins, UGA is solidly on the bubble and probably must win at least one more ballgame to enter the NCAA tournament in mid-March. That win should come Wednesday at 8:00 p.m. as…

Georgia On Bubble with 19 Wins

DAWGS swept the season series from South Carolina by winning in the Classic City 64-48 Saturday night. Trey Thompkins went for twenty in a game punctuated by an abundance of Georgia dunks, by a myriad of players. The team seems…

Georgia-Florida Week

The red hot University of Georgia Bulldogs are coming off a big win at Tennessee and facing their biggest rival this Thursday. At football schools, rivalries ring true, and the fact that the University of Florida has mostly owned the…

Dawgs Close Carolina Out

Playing with a dwindling lead in Columbia, South Carolina Saturday afternoon, Georgia basketball found enough moxie to persevere against a young but scrappy Gamecock squad. Georgia got off to a hot start to the contest and led by a wide…

Dawgs Lose to More Experienced Program

Playing at home against an opponent with an Elite Eight and two Sweet Sixteen trips in the past three seasons, UGA lost to a more mature basketball program Tuesday night. Xavier has lost only once in Atlantic 10 play and…

What it’s like to compete against Champ Bailey

ATHENS, GA – In this corner: Non-trad returning fourth-year junior and future DAWGS journalist, Han Vance. Versus: One of the greatest NFL defensive backs of all-time, then-freshman Champ Bailey. With a record of 3-1, we felt our team was close to…

Dawgs Survive War Eagles’ Challenge

Playing at home in front of a noisy Bulldog crowd, Georgia survived against Auburn Saturday. A prepared Auburn team pushed Mark Fox’s team to overtime before yielding to superior competition. Auburn is in last place in the SEC West, while…

Nice Road Win in Hogland

Desperate to win a conference game after two straight close SEC East division losses, UGA won by one point at Arkansas Wednesday night. Trey Thompkins appeared to have traveled after he drew the foul on the final shot of the…

Hoop Dawgs Drop One in Bluegrass

Playing at Kentucky in front of a packed house that included actress Ashley Judd, the UGA basketball team lost to the Kentucky Wildcats by six points Saturday afternoon. Georgia made it close late but could not catch a determined Big…

Hoops Update and NYC Trip:

Author-journalist-poet Han Vance attended the Writer’s Digest Conference in NYC January 21-25 in support of my blogs and poetry and primarily my new full-length Cali travel adventure memoir, Golden State Genius. Info: www.hanvance.com During that stretch of time, UGA beat Mississippi State…

Dawgs Lose Nailbiter to Vols

The Hoop Dawgs lost a close home game against the Tennessee Volunteers Tuesday night. It appeared the game would go to overtime before UT had a put-back that just beat the final buzzer and broke a 57-57 tie. Georgia’s first…

DAWGS Crush Ole Miss in Oxford

In the land of William Faulkner, GEORGIA Basketball finally put an SEC road win on their growing resumes. By scoring the most points (98) since 1995, UGA has established itself as a potential SEC contender. Georgia whipped then #11 Kentucky…

Tough Loss in Nashville

In foul trouble all night and dominated on the boards, the #24-ranked Georgia Bulldogs lost to the Vanderbilt Commodores in Nashville. UGA had a poor shooting night from distance, while Vandy was sharp from long. Nashville is a tough road…

Hoop Dawgs Ranked

For the first time since going on probation following the 2003 season, the University of Georgia Bulldogs men’s basketball team is ranked. After defeating the then eleventh ranked Kentucky Wildcats in front of a sold out Coliseum crowd, UGA moved…

Homecoming for AD McGarity

Athens-native, UGA alum, and University of Florida Assistant Athletic Director, Greg McGarity will be named the new University of Georgia Athletic Director Friday. The era of leadership as former player Damon Evans supplanted legendary coach Vince Dooley was briefer than…

Year 1 of the Coach Mark Fox Regime Is In The Books

Hot-shooting Freshman John Jenkins came off the Vandy bench for 25 points in Nashville tonight. Veteran Vandy Coach Stallings’ defensive strategy of collapsing on Trey Thompkins worked so well in the first half that the Commodores were able to establish…

Bit of a Two-Man, Streaky Half in Nashville

Beal and Leslie Put on Two-Man Show In Streaky Half of Play: Vandy led most of the half on the shooting prowess of All-SEC Senior Guard Justin Beal (12 pts.) and takes to the locker room in Nashville with a…

Dawgs ready to rumble in NashVEGAS at 10 pm

This is a near-home game for Vanderbilt University, from Nashville, but I predict GEORGIA will pull out the win because we need it. See, #20 Vandy is in the big tourney – March Madness- regardless of the outcome of this…

UGA Wins Hog-Dawg Rodeo in Nashville, Contender?

We won outside the state. That is a first for new Head Coach Mark Fox. Courtney Fortson is an Arkansas A. I. – literally an Iverson-like player: slashing, scoring, shooting, dunking at 5′ 10″. But our overall team was stronger….

Unbelievable FACT: UGA Playing for Two-Out-of-Three SEC TITLES

And it’s halftime in NashVEGAS. I’m in The ATL full and happy. Had the best fried chicken in the city at Wisteria and three mini desserts. The starter had been a crab bisque and some hand-crafted cocktails…and then the DAWG-Hog…