Kentucky travels to Athens to take on Georgia. The Wildcats started SEC play with a 71-59 win over Missouri but with Johnny Juzang out with an illness and Ashton Hagans leaving the game with a lower ankle injury the Wildcats may be short handed in the game against the Bulldogs. Kentucky fans can be thankful that Hagans wasn’t diagnosed with an Achilles injury. Both Nick Richards and Immanuel Quickley had a great game as Quickley lead with 23 points and Nick Richards had 21.
This will be the 153rd meeting between the Wildcats and the Bulldogs. Kentucky has 127 wins, Georgia has 26 wins. Kentucky won the first meeting 20-19 on March 1, 1921 and the last meeting 69-49 on January 15, 2019.
Georgia players to keep an eye during this match up are junior forward Rayshaun Hammonds, who leads Georgia with 12.1 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 1.6 assists. Senior guard, Jordan Harris who leads Georgia with 41.5 3FG. Lastly, freshman guard Anthony Edwards looks to become a household name in college basketball, he looks to lead his Bulldogs to the NCAA Tournament as they did not make it last year. The Bulldogs had an 11-21 record and finished 2-16 in the SEC Tournament.
Kentucky and Georgia play this Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN