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Bulldogs looking to newcomers for scoring help

Send to KindleLosing Kentavious Caldwell-Pope to the NBA Draft was an expected bummer for Mark Fox.  Behind Caldwell-Pope there was no one who the Bulldogs could count on every night as a complementary role player. Now, Fox has signed four recruits for 2013-14 that will combine with a returning roster that includes eight rising sophomores and juniors.  He’ll likely start the...
Via College Chalktalk
August 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Pistons pass on Burke, nab Caldwell-Pope

AUBURN HILLS -- The Pistons decided to pass on the player the fans wanted. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, the pressure is on. After one of the most chaotic starts in NBA draft history -- Cody Zeller at No. 4 -- the Pistons passed on Trey Burke to pick the Georgia shooting guard. Caldwell-Pope gives the Pistons the 3-point shooter they need and keeps their first-round pick from a year...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Caldwell-Pope has shooting skills Wolves covet

MINNEAPOLIS Kentavious Caldwell-Pope spent at least a few moments absorbing the sights, sounds and smells of downtown Minneapolis on Thursday. The former Georgia shooting guard, highly regarded as a potential Minnesota Timberwolves top pick, attempts to get at least a superficial feel for any city he might land in. "Whatever team's drafting you, you have to think about...
Via Fox Sports North
May 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia's Caldwell-Pope bolting for NBA draft

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Georgia sophomore guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will enter the NBA draft. Coach Mark Fox announced Monday that Caldwell-Pope has hired an agent, ending his college career. Several draft analysts have projected him to go around the middle of the first round. Caldwell-Pope decided to turn pro after finishing second in the Southeastern Conference in scoring at 18...
Via Fox Sports South
April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Caldwell-Pope declares for NBA draft

Georgia sophomore guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope will enter the NBA draft. Coach Mark Fox announced Monday that Caldwell-Pope has hired an agent, ending his college career. Caldwell-Pope decided to turn pro after finishing second in the Southeastern Conference in scoring at 18.5 points a game. He also swept the player of the year awards handed out by The Associated Press and the...
Via AP on Fox
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Around the SEC: Caldwell-Pope leading Bulldogs’ surge

In what has been described as a rebuilding year for the SEC, in general, most pundits agree that Florida is the class of the SEC while Kentucky, Ole Miss, and Missouri will fill out the other NCAA berths from the league.  Alabama, Tennessee, Texas A&M, Arkansas, LSU, and surging Georgia are vieing for the fifth spot in the league.  The Bulldogs are the hottest of the six right...
Via College Chalktalk
February 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Caldwell-Pope struggling to carry Georgia

ATLANTA There was a moment in Kentavious Caldwell-Pope's evening where he was left wide open at the top of the arc, daylight for stretching out all around him, right before he clanged it off the rim. In the aftermath of the disappointing release that solidified Georgia's 62-54 loss to in-state rival Georgia Tech Tuesday night, Caldwell-Pope, the sophomore who at times looks...
Via Fox Sports South
December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Caldwell-Pope, Georgia to face No. 1 Kentucky

With apologies to the FAA, Mark Fox remembers accepting the important call from Kentavious Caldwell-Pope in the summer of 2010. Fox was hoping Caldwell-Pope would become the first McDonald's All-American to commit to Georgia out of high school in almost 20 years. The call came in just as Fox's airplane was taking off and a flight attendant was insisting he turn off his phone...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Caldwell-Pope leads Georgia over USC 63-59

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 21 points and hit a key late 3-pointer to help Georgia beat USC 63-59 on Saturday in a rare West Coast appearance for the Bulldogs. Caldwell-Pope, a freshman, hit four 3-pointers, and Gerald Robinson scored 17 points for Georgia (5-5), which snapped a four-game losing skid. The Bulldogs, one of worst-shooting teams in the nation...
Via Fox Sports South
December 18, 2011  |  Discuss

Caldwell-Pope leads Georgia past Notre Dame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. Kentavious Caldwell-Pope came to Georgia with a reputation for being a prolific scorer. He's already proving he can take care of things on defense, too. The freshman scored a career-high 16 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer late in the game, and shut down Notre Dame star Tim Abromaitis while helping Georgia to a 61-57 victory on Tuesday night in the...
Via Fox Sports South
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss

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