Georgia Falls To Ternessee In SEC Opener 86-77

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Saturday, January 10, 2008. (AP) -- Tyler Smith had 24 points and 11 rebounds, including 13 points in the second half and No. 15 Tennessee rallied from a 10-point deficit and beat Georgia 86-77 on Saturday in each team's SEC opener.

Georgia trailed by 11 in the first half. The Bulldogs found a temporary solution to their turnover problems to pull ahead 54-44 with 12:22 remaining.

Georgia took its last lead at 74-73 with 3:17 left. The Bulldogs were held scoreless for 3 minutes as the Vols scored the next 13 points.

Georgia's Ricky McPhee hit a 3-pointer in the final seconds for the Bulldogs' first field goal since a jam by Jeremy Price with 8:08 remaining.

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