Georgia men’s football wins Georgia’s first SEC title

Georgia men (12-4, 4-0 SEC) defeated Alabama (10-6, 2-4 SEC) 73-67 on Sunday night at the Georgia Dome.

Georgia coach Mark Richt’s men dominated the first half, scoring on five of their first six possessions to take a 45-27 lead.

The Bulldogs led 20-13 at halftime.

The Bulldogs outscored the Crimson Tide 32-12 in the second half, and led 40-18 at halftime before hitting 6 of 11 shots from 3-point range in the third quarter.

Georgia shot a season-best 47.6 percent from 3, but it only made 13 of its 18 free throws.

The Tide was 3 of 17 from beyond the arc.

The win snapped a two-game losing streak for Georgia.

Georgia is currently tied for the SEC lead in scoring, and has won 11 straight at home.

Georgia returns to action against Texas A&M on Thursday.