Game rewind: UGA 57, Tennessee 53 (OT) 

January, 18, 2012
ATHENS, Ga. -- Don’t tell Marcus Thornton that Georgia’s 57-53 overtime win Wednesday against Tennessee was far from a thing of beauty.

The sophomore forward played 23 minutes in his return to the court after a knee injury forced him to sit out for the last month. Plus, his team won for the first time in SEC play.

“Anytime it’s a win, it’s beautiful to me,” said Thornton, who had one rebound, one assist and one steal, though he did not attempt a shot. “It’s nerve-wracking to watch, but I’m just so glad we were able to get out there and fight and get a win against a rival like Tennessee.”

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