ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Former Illinois-Chicago basketball coach Steve McClain has reunited with Tom Crean at Georgia.
Crean, who has struggled in his first two seasons as the Bulldogs coach, on...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia junior forward Rayshaun Hammonds says he is entering the NBA draft while protecting his college eligibility.
The 6-foot-9, 235-pound Hammonds averaged 12.9 points...
ATLANTA (AP) — Former Georgia center Rodney Howard is planning to transfer to in-state rival Georgia Tech.
Howard announced his plans on his Twitter account late Monday. He posted an image...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia freshman Anthony Edwards announced his plans to enter the NBA draft on Friday.
For his coach, Tom Crean, it was only a matter of when the news would come. He knew...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Georgia coach Tom Crean called Tyree Crump's 35-foot winning shot the final buzzer “a broken play,” but it was good enough to rally the Bulldogs to an 80-78 victory over...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Bruce Pearl looked ahead to the postseason when he attempted to place perspective on No. 13 Auburn's loss to a Georgia team on the doorstep of last place in the...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Just when Georgia players were at risk of losing their confidence and perhaps their season, Anthony Edwards lifted his game and his team.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri overcame a 20-point deficit in the second half to defeat Georgia 72-69 on Tuesday night in Columbia, ending a four-game losing streak.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Just as Tom Crean hoped, Anthony Edwards has made an immediate impact at Georgia, leading the nation's freshmen in scoring and fulfilling his hype as a player on a fast track to...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Breein Tyree scored 20 points and helped Ole Miss end its six-game losing streak with a 70-60 win over Georgia on Saturday.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's older players were motivated by what happened a year ago in Knoxville.
Anthony Edwards was ticked off about a more recent game.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Tom Crean and Georgia finally grabbed a win over an AP Top 25 team despite the Bulldogs' two leading scorers struggling with their shooting.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — After Georgia frittered away most of a 15-point lead in the first half, coach Tom Crean knew something needed to change.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Sometimes Anthony Edwards plays like the 18-year-old freshman he is.
But there are other times when he plays like the potential NBA lottery pick he is touted to...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Call Sahvir Wheeler the layup master.
The 5-foot-10 freshman from Houston drove for a game-winning layup with 2 seconds to play to lift Georgia over SMU 87-85 in double...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Tom Crean wasn’t sure how much prized freshman Anthony Edwards would even be able to play on Wednesday because of a problematic lower body injury that limited him...
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Shortly after Chaminade hit a tying 3-pointer, Georgia coach Tom Crean called a timeout and set up a play for Anthony Edwards to drive to the basket. It called for Edwards...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Anthony Edwards was content to focus on other areas of his game when Rayshaun Hammonds was handling the bulk of Georgia’s scoring against Georgia Tech.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Rayshaun Hammonds keeps hearing coach Tom Crean harp on Georgia’s need to play with more urgency.
Hammonds took the words to heart and upped his game.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Numbers don't always tell the whole story.
Georgia freshman Anthony Edwards and Citadel junior Hayden Brown are both listed as 6-foot-5 and 225 pounds.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The arrival of Anthony "Ant Man" Edwards has created a buzz at Georgia.
Edwards, perhaps Georgia's most celebrated signee since Dominique Wilkins in 1979, was rated as one...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has added Donnell Gresham, a graduate transfer from Northeastern, to its backcourt for next season.
The 6-foot-2 guard started 33 games and averaged 9.7 points...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Nicolas Claxton, the 6-foot-11 slender forward who led Georgia in scoring, rebounding and blocks, has declared for the NBA draft.
ATLANTA (AP) — Kennesaw State has hired Georgia assistant Amir Abdur-Rahim as the Owls' men's basketball coach.
Abdur-Rahim is making the in-state move after agreeing to a four-year...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Highly recruited 6-foot-4 guard Anthony "Ant Man" Edwards has signed with Georgia, giving the Bulldogs a headliner of its top recruiting class in at least 25...
If this was Tom Izzo's One Shining Moment, it was downright embarrassing.
Of course, the Michigan State coach felt no shame.
Like so many of his brethren, he considers it well within...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia sophomore forward Rayshaun Hammonds, the team's second-leading scorer and rebounder, has had surgery to repair a fracture in his right foot.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A small stuffed bulldog toy tossed onto the court with the game tied and 0.5 seconds remaining was just the break Quinndary Weatherspoon and Mississippi State...
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — When the Texas A&M Aggies were struggling through a stretch where they dropped six of seven games, coach Billy Kennedy maintained the same upbeat and optimistic attitude with his team.
That, his players say, is what helped them get on track and win their last two games, capped by Tuesday night's 73-56 victory over Georgia.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia landed a rare top national recruit when shooting guard Anthony Edwards decided to stay close to home.
Edwards made the announcement at Holy Spirit Prep in Atlanta on Monday, noting first-year coach Tom Crean coached his favorite players — Dwyane Wade at Marquette and Victor Oladipo at Indiana.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Breein Tyree's hot-scoring streak has fueled Mississippi's recovery from a four-game losing streak.
Georgia is in dire need of a similar boost after an ugly loss led first-year coach Tom Crean to say he was embarrassed and needed to apologize to former coaches and players who were watching.
Tyree scored 31 points, his fifth straight game with at least 20, and Mississippi beat Georgia 80-64 on Saturday, giving the struggling Bulldogs their fourth straight loss.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas guard Mason Jones scored 23 points and added six rebounds to help his team fend off Georgia 70-60 on Tuesday night. The Razorbacks (12-8, 3-4 Southeastern Conference) survived the Dawgs' 54-30 advantage on the boards, but a dreadful combination of 16 turnovers and 15-for-29 free-throw shooting put the visitors in a bind and kept the Hogs afloat.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tom Crean couldn't help but marvel at Georgia's shooting from the floor, on 3-pointers and from the free-throw line.
"Not sure I've ever coached a team in all my 19 years that shot that well," said Crean, the former Indiana and Marquette coach in his first season in Athens.
Tyree Crump scored 21 points while setting a career high with six 3-pointers and hot-shooting Georgia beat Texas 98-88 on Saturday in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — After missing each of his four shots in a scoreless first half, Rayshaun Hammonds found a positive attitude.
He also found his shot.
Hammonds scored 19 points, all in the second half, and Georgia bounced back from an ugly loss in its Southeastern Conference opener to beat Vanderbilt 82-63 on Wednesday night.
Derek Ogbeide had 15 points and nine rebounds for Georgia (9-5, 1-1 SEC). The Bulldogs led only 56-55 before finally pulling away with an 18-2 run.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tom Crean's rebuilding job at Georgia may be more difficult than he first thought following the reality check the Bulldogs were handed in the first-year coach's Southeastern Conference debut.
Hired to make Georgia's program relevant on a national level, the Bulldogs suffered their most lopsided loss in 60 years in Crean's first conference game.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Getting off to a fast start has not been the problem for Georgia's basketball team. Sustaining the effort? That has been something altogether different.
Paced by 20 points and 11 rebounds from Nicolas Claxton, the Bulldogs started fast and stayed with it in a 91-72 win over Massachusetts Sunday.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tom Crean can put a positive spin on pretty much any conversation.
Sure, it's been a bit of a culture shock to go from hoops-crazy Indiana to a state that treats the sport with a collective meh. But, without batting an eye, he'll tell you that Georgia has everything it needs to become a basketball powerhouse.
"Coaching is coaching," Crean said. "I don't view it as being different."
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Twice up by 17 points, Georgia was staring at a two-point lead against Oakland with five minutes to go and a nightmarish memory.
But the Bulldogs showed signs of progress, pulling away late for an 81-69 victory on Tuesday night. It was a reversal of Saturday's 76-74 loss to No. 20 Arizona State when the Bulldogs blew an 18-point lead.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tyree Crump was thrilled when first-year coach Tom Crean announced that Georgia would be shooting plenty of 3-pointers this season.
"I was in the gym a lot this summer, just working on shooting, working on my game," Crump said. "I felt like that carried over to the season and also coach Crean getting my form right."
Crump scored a career-high 25 points, Nicolas Claxton added 15 points and nine rebounds, and Georgia had little trouble beating Texas Southern 92-75 on Monday night.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — New Georgia basketball coach Tom Crean is beginning to see a basketball player when he looks at 6-foot-11 sophomore Nicolas Claxton.
The second-generation Bulldog scored 16 points and claimed a career-high 15 rebounds in Georgia's 84-51 win over in-state foe Kennesaw State Tuesday night.
Rayshaun Hammonds added 14 points for Georgia (4-3). Jordan Harris came off the bench to score 10.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Shizz Alston Jr. and Quinton Rose poured in 25 points apiece and Temple held off Georgia 81-77 on Tuesday night.
The Owls (3-0) opened up a 45-34 lead by the end of the first half with Alston and Rose accounting for 23 points.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Following his debut as Georgia's coach, Tom Crean already knew where his new team must improve.
"We've got to learn how play with a lead," Crean said.
Teshaun Hightower scored a career-high 18 points, Nicolas Claxton had 15 points and 13 rebounds, and Georgia survived a slow start to the second half to beat Savannah State 110-76 on Friday night.
Last season: 18-15, 7-11 SEC, declined possible NIT bid.
Coach: Tom Crean.
Conference: Southeastern Conference.
Who's gone: Coach Mark Fox, F Yante Maten, G Juwan Parker
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tom Crean isn't worried about the low expectations set on his new Georgia team from the outside.
The first-year coach is just trying to make sure he doesn't expect too much at the start of his ambitious task of making an also-ran program contenders in the Southeastern Conference.
Georgia was picked by SEC media to finish 13th in the 14-team league. Crean has lofty goals, but he knows it may take time.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The Latest on Southeastern Conference media day (all times Eastern):
Tom Crean wanted what Nick Saban and Tom Izzo had: A strong relationship between the basketball and football coach.
Crean thinks he is building that with Georgia football coach Kirby Smart. He was a Michigan State assistant who arrived about the same time Saban, Alabama's current football coach, took over that program in 1995.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Tom Crean has completed his staff, hiring Amir Abdur-Rahim as his third assistant.
Abdur-Rahim spent the last four seasons at Texas A&M and has worked at the College of Charleston, Georgia Tech and Murray State.
Abdur-Rahim, who grew up in Marietta, Georgia, and is the brother of former NBA standout Shareef Abdur-Rahim, joins Chad Dollar and Joe Scott on Crean's staff.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Joe Scott has joined Georgia basketball coach Tom Crean's staff as an assistant.
The 52-year-old Scott spent the last two seasons as an assistant at Holy Cross following nine seasons as the head coach at Denver. He also was the head coach at Air Force and Princeton.
Crean previously hired Chad Dollar as an assistant. Crean, the former Indiana coach, was hired to replace Mark Fox on March 15.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia's post players are handling the ball. Everybody is shooting 3s.
And earrings are in.
Welcome to the Tom Crean era.
Less than one month into Crean's stay as Georgia's coach, players say they're embracing the new coach and his rules.
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Tom Crean has hired Chad Dollar as an assistant for his new staff.
The former Georgia Tech and Auburn assistant spent last season in that role at South Florida, where he played in the 1990s.
Dollar brings deep Atlanta roots to the Georgia staff. His father, Don, won more than 650 games and three state titles as a high school coach, primarily at Frederick Douglass High in Atlanta.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh is turning to Duke's Jeff Capel to rebuild its reeling basketball program.
The Panthers hired the former Virginia Commonwealth and Oklahoma coach and longtime Duke assistant on Tuesday, tasking him with returning Pitt to prominence following two tough years under Kevin Stallings.
Athletic director Heather Lyke called Capel a "high-energy leader." Capel will need it, taking over a team that finished 8-24 and 0-18 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.