Learning curve frustrates Caldwell-Pope 

January, 9, 2012
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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.
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