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Bulldogs chalk a win over St. Joseph's in Daytona

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Georgia guard Terry Roberts drives to the bucket during a match against Bucknell at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga., on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022.

A balanced offense from the starting five and an impressive show from the bench propelled the Georgia Bulldogs to a 66-53 win over St. Joseph's in the Greenlight Sunshine Slam on Monday.

Junior guard Kario Oquendo led the team in scoring with 15, while guard Terry Roberts put 12 points of his own on the board. The Georgia bench accounted for 29 of the team's 66 points, with guards Justin Hill and Jabri Abdur-Rahim scoring a dozen each.

Overall, Georgia shot 33.9% from the field and 32% from beyond the arc.

Monday's win puts UGA in the championship game for the Greenlight Sunshine Slam. They'll face off against UAB at 4 p.m. on Tuesday.

Martin Matheny is WUGA's Program Director and a host and producer of our local news program 'Athens News Matters.' He started at WUGA in 2012 as a part-time classical music host and still hosts WUGA's longest-running local program 'Night Music' which is heard on WUGA and GPB Classical. He lives in Normaltown with his wife, Shaye and dog, Murphy.