Collapse at Stegeman Coliseum

Georgia had outscored Vandy 50-37 in Athens before an utter collapse led to an eventual eight point loss. The guard tandem of Gerald Robinson Jr. and Dustin Ware held SEC leading scorer John Jenkins scoreless in the first half, only…

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…

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…

Scoutin’ the Cajuns

Louisiana’s Ragin’ Cajuns – formerly Louisiana-Lafayette and before that Southwest Louisiana – play in the Sunbelt Conference in front of 31,000. They travel to ATHENS, GA Saturday to take on your Big Hairy Dawgs in an opener tuneup for GEORGIA…

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…

DAWGS vs “Footie”

With the World Cup underway in South Africa – a solid summer diversion until American college football season starts and the DAWGS hit the field ‘Tween the Hedges – I thought it would be interesting to compare the international “beautiful…

DAWG Claims School First, an NCAA Indoor Championship

A Big Hairy Blawg Congratulations to UGA Sophomore Track Star Torrin Lawrence. He won the NCAA Championship with a time of 45.23 seconds in the indoor 400-meter dash. I wonder: Can He Catch Passes?

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…

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….

Parallel DawgsNations

Interesting the parallels between the football and baseball programs at GEORGIA. Two seasons ago, both finished as National Runners Up. UGA football smoked Hawaii in the Sugar Bowl, after being outvoted in favor of LSU. UGA baseball was up a…

Growing Pains (football lit)

I wrote this after the UT game last year; UGA was completely blown out at Neyland Stadium.   Growing Pains   Through the woodshed comes a pained voice. UT is straight up woodshed-ing us, our Dawgs, and the voice is…