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SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2007
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Georgia (11-5, 3-1 SEC) at No. 9 Alabama (14-3, 1-2)

Tipoff: Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa.

TV: WHNT-19.

Alabama lineup: F Alonzo Gee, 6-6, So., 14.5 ppg., 6.1 rpg.; F Richard Hendrix, 6-8, So., 14.9 ppg., 8.8 rpg.; C Jermareo Davidson, 6-10, Sr., 14.2 ppg., 9.3 rpg.; G Mykal Riley, 6-6, Jr., 12.8 ppg., 5.2 rpg; G Ronald Steele, 6-3, Jr.,10.1 ppg., 4.7 assists.

Georgia lineup: C Dave Bliss, 6-10, Jr. 4.6 ppg., 3.9 rpg.; F Takais Brown, 6-8, Jr., 13.7 ppg., 4.9 rpg; G Sundiata Gaines, 6-1, Jr., 8.5 ppg., 4.7 assists.; Mike Mercer, 6-4, So., 15.1 ppg, 4.5 rpg.; G Levi Stukes, 6-1 Jr., 12.6 ppg., 2.6 assists.

Noteworthy: Alabama coach Mark Gottfried turns 43 on game day. ... Alabama will put its 16-game home winning streak on the line. ... Last season the Bulldogs defeated Alabama 88-79 at Georgia. ... The Bulldogs have finished the last two seasons in last place in the SEC Eastern Division. ... Athens High product Richard Hendrix, who had his eighth double-double of the season against Vanderbilt, is shooting 60.8 percent from the field.

- Josh Cooper, Daily Sports Writer

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