The Buzzer: Nicholson's breakthrough night, Staiti is OK and speedy offense pays off

Georgia won its season opener, 83-64, over Mercer on Wednesday night. Let's dig in. Welcome to 'The Buzzer.'

Georgia forward Malury Bates (22) during the team’s 83-64 win over Mercer. Bates recorded a career-high 13 points at Hawkins Arena in Macon, Ga. (Photo courtesy of Alex Keller — Mercer Athletics)

MACON, Ga. (virtually) — Over the past three days, Joni Taylor didn’t want her phone to ring. If the call came from Meredith Mitchell or Katherine Graham, the s…

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