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Dogs' Thompkins finally has shot at NCAA glory

Trey Thompkins is savoring his first chance to play in the NCAA tournament.Fulfilling his postseason dream was the reason he returned for his junior season at Georgia.Georgia finished 12-20 and 14-17 in Thompkins' first two seasons. To some, it may have sounded overly optimistic when he said last April he would remain in school because he believed the Bulldogs could make this year's NCAA tournament.Thompkins said he feels good about his decision.Georgia (21-11) is the No. 10 seed in the East Regional and will play No. 7 seed Washington on Friday night in Charlotte, N.C.It has been a rocky season for Thompkins. He missed the first three games with a severe ankle sprain. He also has had shin and toe injuries.Along the way, his scoring and rebounding averages dipped slightly. He was an Associated Press first-team All-SEC selection last year, when he averaged 17.7 points and 8.3 rebounds. He was selected as a second-team All-SEC pick on Monday with averages of 16.1 points and 7.5 rebounds....

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