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Georgia freshman K.D. Johnson is cleared to play ahead of Auburn matchup

January 11, 2021
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After sitting out the first 10 games of the season, Georgia basketball freshman guard K.D. Johnson has been cleared by the NCAA. Johnson was kept out of games due to a certification eligibility issue.

This is good news for the Bulldogs, as they are in the midst of a three-game losing skid to start SEC play. Johnson’s shooting and playmaking abilities will be a welcome sight for a Georgia team that is struggling to win games. 

Georgia just suffered a blowout loss to Arkansas, getting downed 99-69, and coach Tom Crean mentioned that the level of effort was a big contributor to their downfall in that contest. 

Johnson will now join the team ahead of their matchup against Auburn on Wednesday, and he just might provide a spark they need. His role is yet to be determined, but Crean has spoken highly of him in the past. 

Johnson was Georgia’s top-rated recruit in the 2020 class, and the Bulldogs will finally get to see his talents put to use in games. 

 
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