Learning curve frustrates Caldwell-Pope 

January, 9, 2012
1/09/12
3:08
AM ET
Freshman guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope didn’t take much solace in setting a new career scoring high in Georgia's loss Saturday to Alabama at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Ga.

The Bulldogs had just lost their SEC opener, after all.

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope
Dale Zanine/US PresswireAlabama guard Andrew Steele (22) fouls Georgia guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (1) during Saturday's second half in Athens, Ga.
But the young standout admitted his 22 points -- on a 6-for-9 effort from the floor and 7-for-7 from the line -- against the Crimson Tide was another small step in his transition from highly regarded signee to effective college player.
Drive Through: SEC Preview
In the spirit of the MTV Video Music Awards and the Emmys, Cary Chow and Heather Dinich hand out some preseason awards of their own for the SEC.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video

SEC SCOREBOARD

Thursday, 8/28
Saturday, 8/30
Sunday, 8/31