Toumani Camara scored 12 of his 13 factors within the second half and added eight rebounds to assist Georgia overcome a 15-point second-half deficit and beat visiting Northeastern, 76-58, in a nonleague recreation on Tuesday.
Georgia improved to 7-0, its finest begin because the 1982-83 Ultimate 4 staff opened the season by profitable its first 9 video games.
Camara was one in every of 4 Bulldogs to attain in double figures. He was joined by Andrew Garcia with 15, P.J. Horne with 11 and Sahvir Wheeler with 10.
Northeastern (1-4) acquired 19 factors and 6 assists from Tyson Walker and 15 factors from Jahmyl Telfort, all within the first half.
The Huskies shot 58.6 p.c from the sector within the first half, however solely 16.7 p.c within the second half, once they mustered simply 13 factors. They’d a season-high 9 3-pointers within the first half, however solely 12 for the sport.
Northeastern began scorching, because of its good capturing and Georgia’s turnovers. The Huskies took benefit of 5 Georgia turnovers earlier than the primary media timeout to take a 15-3 lead on the power of a 9-0 run.
Telfort’s 3-pointer gave Northeastern a 14-point lead, however Georgia whittled the result in 28-22 on a jumper from Justin Kier with 7:44 left within the half. Northeastern made back-to-back 3-pointers en path to a 13-4 run that prolonged the result in 41-26. Telfort hit one other 3-pointer with one second left to provide Northeastern a 45-32 benefit on the half.
The Bulldogs trailed 47-32 after Northeastern’s Shaquille Walters hit the primary basket of the second half. However Georgia went on a 21-0 run that noticed the Huskies go 10:29 with no level. The Bulldogs took their first lead when Camara scored on a layup for a 51-50 lead with 10:15 remaining.
The Bulldogs used one other 8-0 lead and led 65-52 after Tye Fagan made three straight baskets. Georgia outscored Northeastern, 44-13, within the second half.
Georgia would not play once more till its SEC opener towards Mississippi State on Dec. 30. Northeastern is off till Jan. 2 for the Colonial Athletic Affiliation opener towards Elon.
–Subject Degree Media