ATHENS, Ga. -- Jeremy Price scored 16 points in his first start of the season, including the go-ahead points with 1:09 remaining, and Georgia rallied to beat South Carolina 66-61 on Saturday.
Georgia made nine straight free throws in the final 2:09, including four by Trey Thompkins in the final 14 seconds. Thompkins led the Bulldogs (11-12, 3-7 Southeastern Conference) with 21 points and 10 rebounds.
South Carolina led 52-42 with 9:10 remaining following a 3-pointer by Downey. Georgia rallied, pulling to within 59-58 on a three-point play by Price before taking the 60-59 lead with two free throws by Price with 1:09 remaining.