ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Billy Humphrey equaled his career high, scoring 24 points to lead Georgia to an 82-69 win over Southeastern Conference foe Arkansas Saturday night.
Sundiata Gaines and Jeremy Price each scored 14 for Georgia (11-5, 2-1 SEC).Charles Thomas with 13 points and Sonny Weems with 12 led Arkansas (13-5, 2-2 SEC).Arkansas led six times in the first half, but never by more than two points. The Razorbacks' last lead of the half came at 6:21 after Darian Townes scored on an alley-oop to put Arkansas up 22-21.The Bulldogs answered with a 9-2 run, the first run by either team. Billy Humphrey hit a 3-pointer and a pair of free throws during the streak, and Albert Jackson capped it with a hook at 1:57 to make it 30-24. Humphrey hit a short jumper with 30 seconds to go in the half, giving him 10 points at intermission and boosting the Bulldogs to a 34-27 halftime lead.Arkansas missed all six of its 3-point attempts in the first half.The Razorbacks were never closer than seven in the second half. A 3-pointer by Terrence Woodbury, who scored 12, and a 3-point play on a dunk by Price gave Georgia a 65-49 lead with 8:16 to play, putting the Razorbacks in catch-mode.Attendance was announced as 8,322 but was probably half of that because of snow in the area that probably discouraged some ticket holders.