Senior Geno, freshman Crump lead Georgia past Morehouse

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Freshman Tyree Crump scored 16 points and senior Kenny Paul Geno came off the bench to score a career-high 15 points and Georgia beat Morehouse 86-72 on Wednesday night.

Geno entered having scored only three points in the Bulldogs' first six games, but scored nine points in nine minutes in the first half and Georgia (5-2) led 36-30 at halftime.

The Maroon Tigers, members of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, made just one of eight 3-point attempts before intermission.

Georgia led 56-46 with 11:17 left in the game on a 3-pointer by Crump.

Tyrius Walker led Morehouse (4-3) with 24 points. Jordan Wallace scored 13 and Martravious Little had 12.

Junior forward Yante Maten scored 14 points, his 23rd straight game in double figures for Georgia. Freshman Jordan Harris finished with 11 points.

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