12:20 PM ET, March 20, 2008
Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Xavier took full advantage of a Georgia team that was, well, 'Dawg tired.
O'Neil: Musketeers Flex Strength
When it counted, Xavier recalled it was a 3-seed favorite and simply turned up the defensive pressure and squashed Cinderella story Georgia, writes Dana O'Neil. Story
SEC Champs' Early Exit
Georgia is the first SEC champion to be ousted in the first round since 2000.
|2000, Arkansas||Miami (FL)|
|1989, Alabama||S. Alabama|
|1981, Ole Miss||Kansas|
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-56 (.464)||20-47 (.426)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-18 (.333)||6-18 (.333)|
|FT Made-Attempted||3-5 (.600)||27-33 (.818)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||22 (0/0)||12 (0/0)|
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