Jan. 29, 2009

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Dennis Felton has been fired as Georgia's basketball coach, one day after the team lost by 26 points at Florida for its seventh straight defeat.

Georgia is 9-11 and 0-5 in the Southeastern Conference.

Felton had an 84-91 record and was in his sixth season at Georgia. His team won the SEC tournament last year, but was knocked out of the NCAAs in the first round. He coached five seasons at Western Kentucky before taking the Georgia job in 2003.