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Georgia defeats Pepperdine 64-47

Dec 31, 2009 - 2:12 AM ATHENS, Ga.(AP) -- Travis Leslie scored 14 points and Georgia defeated Pepperdine 64-47 on Wednesday night.

The Bulldogs (7-4) trailed 6-5 early, but led the rest of the game.

Trey Thompkins scored 12 points and grabbed 13 rebounds for Georgia, and Ricky McPhee added 10 points.

Georgia outrebounded the Waves 43-28 and held Pepperdine to 35 percent shooting (18 of 51).

The Waves pulled within 24-19 on Dane Suttle's 3 with 4:58 left in the first half. But the Bulldogs closed out the half with a 9-2 run to take a 33-21 halftime lead.

Georgia used a 10-4 run early in the second half to take 43-25 lead with 16:11 to play.

Ebuka Anyaorah gave the Bulldogs their biggest lead of the game, 58-35, on a free throw with 7:07 remaining.

Jonathan Dupre scored 14 points off the bench for the Waves (4-11), who lost for the eighth time in nine games.






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    Pepperdine 47, Georgia 64  FinalDec 31 6:40 AM
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    Pepperdine 47, Georgia 64  FinalDec 30 9:29 PM


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    FINAL 1ST 2ND TOTAL
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    PEPPERDINE 21 26 47
    GEORGIA 33 31 64 FINAL

    HIGH SCORERS: PEPPERDINE - JONATHAN DUPRE' 12, DANE SUTTLE JR. 8,
    MYCHEL THOMPSON 8
    GEORGIA - TRAVIS LESLIE 14, TREY THOMPKINS 12,
    RICKY MCPHEE 10

    Dec 30 8:43 PM


  • NCAA BB
    PEPPERDINE 21
    GEORGIA 33 HALFTIME

    Dec 30 7:44 PM