Kendall's Take: Lady Dawgs take on #1 UT

KNOXVILLE - Josh Kendall breaks down the Lady Dawgs' game with number one Tennessee.

Time/place: Today, 7 p.m., Thompson-Boling Arena, Knoxville, Tenn.
Broadcast: Fox SportsNet South
Records: No. 13 Georgia is 11-3 overall, 2-0 SEC, No. 1 Tennessee is 15-0 overall, 1-0 SEC

About Tennessee: Lady Vols coach Pat Summitt is three victories away from 900. … Senior guard Shanna Zolman leads Tennessee with 15.7 points per game. … Redshirt freshman Candace Parker, the nation's most highly recruited player a year ago, redshirted due to injury last year but is a starter this season. She's averaging 14.2 points and 8.3 boards per game.

About Georgia: After tonight's game, the Lady Bulldogs will have played Tennessee 47 times. That will leave the Lady Vols and Florida tied as Georgia's most-often-faced opponent. … The last time Georgia beat Tennessee was in 2004 in the SEC Tournament. The last time the Lady Dogs won in Knoxville was 1996 in an overtime game. … Guard Sherrill Baker needs 20 more steals to the set the SEC career record.

Scouting report: Georgia will have to play the game at its pace to have any chance. Tennessee, which has a much deeper lineup than the Lady Dogs, will try to push the tempo on offense and take the ball right at Tasha Humphrey to get her in foul trouble. Georgia has to make to slow the game down and protect Humphrey on defense. Her offense will be the only thing that can keep Georgia in the game. Coach Andy Landers said his team will not be intimidated by playing Tennessee on its home court. "If there are not any runs or not many runs, you can pretty much play without feeling it," he said.

Up next: Georgia vs. Miami, Sunday, 3 p.m., Russell Athletic Shootout, Duluth; Tennessee at Mississippi State, Sunday, 3 p.m.

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