UGA basketball to play Notre Dame in Atlanta in 2022
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UGA basketball to play Notre Dame in Atlanta in 2022

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The Georgia Bulldogs will play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Atlanta in 2022, according to a report by the South Bend Tribune.

Georgia and Notre Dame will square off at State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Ga., on Sunday, Dec. 18, 2022. The game will be part of a doubleheader, per the report.

State Farm Arena has hosted a doubleheader dubbed Holiday Hoopsgiving the past two seasons, so the Georgia-Notre Dame matchup is possibly part of that showcase.

Georgia and Notre Dame last met in basketball on Nov. 22, 2011 in the Progressive CBE Classic in Kansas City, Mo. The Bulldogs defeated the Fighting Irish in that contest, 61-57. The two schools first met on the hardcourt in 1993 and the Fighting Irish currently lead the series 2-1.

In other reported non-conference action this season, Georgia is  scheduled to host the Bucknell Bison and the Chattanooga Mocs (Dec. 21) at Stegman Coliseum in Athens, Ga. The Bulldogs will travel to face the Wake Forest Demon Deacons on Friday, Nov. 11 and the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets on a date to be announced.

Additionally, Georgia will play two games in the 2022 Sunshine Slam, which was officially announced on April 13. Georgia will compete in the “Beach Bracket” and will be joined by the UAB Blazers of Conference USA, Saint Joseph Hawks of the Atlantic 10, and the South Florida Bulls of the American Athletic Conference.

In SEC action this season, Georgia is scheduled to host Auburn, Florida, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, and Vanderbilt. Road SEC opponents include Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Kentucky, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Texas A&M.

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