Georgia adds Bowling Green to 2020-21 basketball schedule
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Georgia adds Bowling Green to 2020-21 basketball schedule

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The Georgia Bulldogs have added the Bowling Green Falcons to their 2020-21 basketball schedule. News of the matchup was first reported on Thursday by Jon Rothstein of CBS Sports.

Georgia will host Bowling Green at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga., on either Thursday, Nov. 12 or Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, according to a copy of the contract obtained by from Bowling Green State University via a public records request. The Bulldogs will pay the Falcons a $92,000 guarantee for the game.

Georgia and Bowling Green’s first and only meeting in men’s basketball occurred during the 2011-12 season under Mark Fox. The Bulldogs defeated the Falcons 63-54 at Stegeman Coliseum in a contest that was part of the CBE Progressive Classic.

Bowling Green is the fifth known non-conference opponent for Georgia’s 2020-21 basketball schedule. The Bulldogs are also scheduled to host Cincinnati on Dec. 19 and Memphis on Jan. 2.

Road non-conference contests for the Bulldogs for the upcoming season currently include Georgia Tech on Nov. 19 and SMU on Nov. 24.

The 2020-21 season will be the third for Georgia under head coach Tom Crean. Crean’s Bulldogs have an overall record of 27-37 (.422) and SEC record of 7-29 (.194).

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