Friday Nov. 21, 2008
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Zac Swansey scored 12 points and Georgia used
a second half run to beat Presbyterian 55-47 on Friday night.
The Blue Hose (0-3) took 30-28 lead with 17:03 left in the second half on two free throws by Bryan Bostic, who finished with 22 points and six rebounds. Bostic hit another shot with 12:33 remaining to give Presbyterian a 36-34 advantage.
But the Bulldogs (3-1) were led by Swansey's six points to spark a 13-0 run, which was capped by Corey Butler's 3-pointer with 9:09 left to put Georgia ahead 47-36.
Terrance Woodbury also scored 10 points for the Bulldogs, who shot 2 of 11 from the free throw line. Georgia outscored the Blue Hose 32-14 in the paint and scored 26 points off 21 turnovers compared to five points off 13 turnovers for Presbyterian.
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