Georgia 63 at USC 59

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Caldwell-Pope leads Georgia over USC 63-59
Sunday, Dec 18, 2011

LOS ANGELES (AP)—Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 21 points and hit a key late 3-pointer to help Georgia beat USC 63-59 on Saturday in a rare West Coast appearance for the Bulldogs.

Caldwell-Pope, a freshman, hit four 3-pointers, and Gerald Robinson scored 17 points for Georgia (5-5), which snapped a four-game losing skid.

The Bulldogs, one of worst-shooting teams in the nation, shot a season-high 51 percent. They made 9 of 13 3-pointers.

Alexis Moore scored 18 points to lead USC (4-7), while Maurice Jones had 11. Aaron Fuller added 10 points.

Caldwell-Pope made a 3-pointer to put Georgia up 60-56 with 43 seconds left. He later added a pair of insurance free throws.

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Kentavious Caldwell-Pope Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
7-12,  21 Pts
5 Rebs, 2 Assists
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Alexis Moore Alexis Moore
6-12,  18 Pts
2 Rebs, 1 Assists

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