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2020–21 Georgia Lady Bulldogs basketball
NCAA Tournament, Second Round
ConferenceSoutheastern Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 12
APNo. 10
2020–21 record21–7 (10–5 SEC)
Head coach
Assistant coaches
Home arenaStegeman Coliseum
Seasons
2020–21 SEC women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
No. 4 Texas A&M 13 1   .929     25 3   .893
No. 6 South Carolina† 14 2   .875     26 5   .839
No. 13 Tennessee 9 4   .692     17 8   .680
No. 10 Georgia 10 5   .667     20 6   .769
No. 15 Arkansas 9 6   .600     19 8   .704
No. 18 Kentucky 9 6   .600     18 8   .692
Alabama 8 8   .500     16 9   .640
LSU 6 8   .429     9 13   .409
Mississippi State 5 7   .417     10 9   .526
Missouri 5 9   .357     9 13   .409
Ole Miss 4 10   .286     15 12   .556
Florida 3 11   .214     12 14   .462
Auburn 0 15   .000     5 19   .208
Vanderbilt 0 3   .000     4 4   .500
Vanderbilt suspended their season on January 18, 2021
2021 SEC Tournament winner
As of March 21, 2021; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2020–21 Georgia Lady Bulldogs basketball team represented the University of Georgia during the 2020–21 NCAA Division I women's basketball season. The Lady Bulldogs, led by sixth-year head coach Joni Taylor, played their home games at the Stegeman Coliseum and competed as members of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They finished the season 21–7 (10–5 SEC) and earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament, where they lost in the second round to Oregon.

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Preseason

The SEC media poll was released on November 17, 2020.[1]

Media poll
Predicted finish Team
1 South Carolina
2 Kentucky
3 Texas A&M
4 Arkansas
5 Mississippi State
6 Tennessee
7 LSU
8 Alabama
9 Georgia
10 Missouri
11 Ole Miss
12 Florida
13 Vanderbilt
14 Auburn

Roster

2020–21 Georgia Lady Bulldogs women's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Year Previous school Hometown
G 0 Zoesha Smith 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Fr Glynn Academy Brunswick, GA
G 1 Chloe Chapman 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) So Our Lady of Good Counsel HS Mitchellville, MD
G 2 Gabby Connally 5 ft 6 in (1.68 m) Jr Louis D. Brandeis HS San Antonio, TX
F 3 Sarah Ashlee Barker 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Fr Spain Park HS Birmingham, AL
G 4 Mikayla Coombs 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) RS Jr Wesleyan School Buford, GA
G 10 Caitlin Hose 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m) Jr Hazel Green HS Hazel Green, AL
G 11 Maya Caldwell 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) Sr Davidson Day School Charlotte, NC
G 12 Kaila Hubbard 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) So Holy Innocents' Episcopal School Jonesboro, GA
C 14 Jenna Staiti 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) RS Sr West Forsyth HS Cumming, GA
C 15 Maori Davenport 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) So Charles Henderson HS Troy, AL
F 20 Jordan Isaacs 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) So St. Francis School Alpharetta, GA
F 22 Malury Bates 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) RS Jr William Fleming HS Roanoke, VA
G 23 Que Morrison 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m) Sr McEachern HS Riverdale, GA
F 35 Javyn Nicholson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) So Collins Hill HS Lawrenceville, GA
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Rankings

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. т = Tied with team above or below. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 Final 
AP RV RV RV RV RV RV 22 22 25 24 22 17 16 12  
Coaches 23 21 25 25 23

^Coaches' Poll did not release a second poll at the same time as the AP.

Schedule

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record High points High rebounds High assists Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
November 25, 2020
6:00 pm, ESPN+
at Mercer W 83–64  1–0
 15  Nicholson   7  Nicholson   5  Coombs  Hawkins Arena (772)
Macon, GA
November 29, 2020
2:00 pm, ACCNX
at Georgia Tech W 75–69 OT 2–0
 21  Staiti   12  Staiti   4  Connally  McCamish Pavilion (1,200)
Atlanta, GA
December 3, 2020
4:00 pm, ESPN+
at East Carolina W 66–45  3–0
 13  Morrison   6  Nicholson   7  Connally  Williams Arena 
Greenville, NC
December 6, 2020
Noon, SECN
Oklahoma
Big 12/SEC Women's Challenge
W 93–80  4–0
 29  Connally   8  Staiti   6  Coombs  Stegeman Coliseum (595)
Athens, GA
December 9, 2020
7:00 pm, SECN+
Jacksonville State W 68–47  5–0
 18  Staiti   12  Staiti   4  Coombs  Stegeman Coliseum (619)
Athens, GA
December 12, 2020
Noon, SECN+
Radford Canceled due to COVID-19 Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
December 17, 2020
7:00 pm, SECN+
Georgia State W 85–51  6–0
 16  Tied   12  Barker   7  Morrison  Stegeman Coliseum (573)
Athens, GA
December 20, 2020
2:00 pm, SECN+
Furman W 69–43  7–0
 15  Staiti   13  Morrison   5  Morrison  Stegeman Coliseum (583)
Athens, GA
December 22, 2020
Noon, SECN+
Appalachian State W 107–44  8–0
 16  Connally   8  Staiti   5  Chapman  Stegeman Coliseum (625)
Athens, GA
SEC regular season
December 31, 2020
7:00 pm, SECN+
No. 12 Mississippi State L 62–69  8–1
(0–1)
 17  Staiti   10  Staiti   5  Connally  Stegeman Coliseum (769)
Athens, GA
January 3, 2021
3:00 pm, SECN+
at Auburn W 76–44  9–1
(1–1)
 13  Staiti   8  Nicholson   5  Morrison  Auburn Arena (657)
Auburn, AL
January 10, 2021
Noon, SECN
Florida W 68–58  10–1
(2–1)
 17  Staiti   10  Staiti   5  Coombs  Stegeman Coliseum (739)
Athens, GA
January 14, 2021
6:30 pm, SECN
at No. 23 Tennessee W 67–66  11–1
(3–1)
 17  Tied   6  Morrison   7  Coombs  Thompson–Boling Arena (2,167)
Knoxville, TN
January 17, 2021
3:00 pm, SECN
Ole Miss W 73–57  12–1
(4–1)
 16  Staiti   6  Coombs   5  Coombs  Stegeman Coliseum (825)
Athens, GA
January 21, 2021
6:30 pm, SECN
No. 22 at No. 4 South Carolina L 50–62  12–2
(4–2)
 15  Tied   9  Staiti   3  Chapman  Colonial Life Arena (3,500)
Columbia, SC
January 25, 2021
7:00 pm, SECN
No. 22 No. 19 Arkansas W 75–73  13–2
(5–2)
 20  Tied   13  Staiti   4  Tied  Stegeman Coliseum (701)
Athens, GA
January 28, 2021
7:00 pm, SECN+
No. 22 LSU L 52–60  13–3
(5–3)
 19  Staiti   8  Staiti   3  Connally  Stegeman Coliseum (759)
Athens, GA
January 31, 2021
5:00 pm, SECN
No. 22 at No. 8 Texas A&M L 48–60  13–4
(5–4)
 18  Connally   6  Isaacs   2  Caldwell  Reed Arena (1,328)
College Station, TX
February 4, 2021
7:00 pm, SECN
No. 25 at Alabama W 83–76 OT 14–4
(6–4)
 24  Morrison   9  Staiti   4  Connally  Coleman Coliseum 
Tuscaloosa, AL
February 11, 2021
7:00 pm, SECN+
No. 24 Auburn W 74–54  15–4
(7–4)
 14  Morrison   10  Caldwell   6  Caldwell  Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
February 14, 2021
2:00 pm, ESPNU
No. 24 at Missouri W 82–64  16–4
(8–4)
 29  Connally   11  Staiti   6  Coombs  Mizzou Arena (1,848)
Columbia, MO
February 18, 2021
7:00 pm, SECN+
at Vanderbilt Canceled due to Vanderbilt ending season[2] Memorial Gymnasium 
Nashville, TN
February 21, 2021
Noon, SECN
No. 22 No. 21 Tennessee W 57–55  17–4
(9–4)
 24  Connally   12  Staiti   4  Morrison  Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
February 25, 2021
7:00 pm, SECN+
No. 17 No. 19 Kentucky L 58–62  17–5
(9–5)
 16  Staiti   9  Isaacs   4  Isaacs  Stegeman Coliseum 
Athens, GA
February 28, 2021
Noon, ESPN2
No. 17 at Florida W 95–80  18–5
(10–5)
 30  Staiti   13  Staiti   4  Morrison  O'Connell Center 
Gainesville, FL
SEC Tournament
March 5, 2021
1:30 pm, SECN
(4) No. 16 vs. (5) No. 17 Kentucky
Quarterfinals
W 78–66  19–5
 20  Tied   12  Staiti   3  Tied  Bon Secours Wellness Arena 
Greenville, SC
March 6, 2021
4:00 pm, ESPNU
(4) No. 16 vs. (1) No. 2 Texas A&M
Semifinals
W 74–68  20–5
 19  Caldwell   12  Staiti   4  Tied  Bon Secours Wellness Arena 
Greenville, SC
March 7, 2021
2:00 pm, ESPN2
(4) No. 16 vs. (2) No. 7 South Carolina
Championship
L 62–67  20–6
 20  Morrison   8  Morrison   3  Caldwell  Bon Secours Wellness Arena 
Greenville, SC
NCAA Tournament
March 22, 2021
Noon, ESPN2
(3 A) No. 10 vs. (14 A) Drexel
First Round
W 67–53  21–6
 19  Staiti   12  Morrison   8  Morrison  Bill Greehey Arena 
San Antonio, TX
March 24, 2021
3:00 pm, ESPN2
(3 A) No. 10 vs. (6 A) Oregon
Second Round
L 50–57  21–7
 18  Staiti   9  Staiti   4  Coombs  Alamodome 
San Antonio, TX
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses. A=Alamo regional.
All times are in Eastern Time.
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References

  1. ^ Gamecocks tabbed as 2021 SEC Women's Basketball champs
  2. ^ Feinberg, Adam (January 18, 2021). "Vanderbilt women's basketball season discontinued over COVID-19, depleted roster". The Tennessean. Retrieved January 19, 2021.
  3. ^ "SEC Announces Georgia's 2020 League Schedule". Georgia Athletics. Retrieved November 21, 2020.