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NCAA Basketball: Kentucky at Georgia Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

In just a few minutes, Georgia tips off against Kentucky in Rupp Arena. The game will be televised on ESPN.

The 11-6 Dawgs will look to get back on track after losing to Mississippi St over the weekend, and a win against the 13-4 Wildcats would provide a huge boost to the team’s barely bubble hopes.

Kentucky, led by Atlanta area native and sophomore PG Ashton Hagans, won in Athens exactly three weeks ago in a close 78-69 battle back on the 7th. The Dawgs led 37-31 going in to halftime, but freshman guard Tyrese Maxey and junior big Nick Richards were joined by sophomore guard Immanuel Quickley off the bench in a big second half to get their W.