Lady Dogs post ugly win over Gamecocks

Georgia's Jasmine Hassell shoots between South Carolina's Ieasia Walker (right) and Elem Ibiam. Hassell had 19 points in the victory.

ATHENS, Ga. — Jasmine Hassell scored 19 points as No. 13 Georgia outlasted No. 18 South Carolina 42-40 on Sunday to post its lowest winning point total in school history.

South Carolina (14-3, 2-2 South­eastern Conference), led by Aleighsa Welch with 19 points, managed only one field goal in the last 13 minutes.

With Georgia (15-2, 3-1) leading by five, Tiffany Mitchell’s short jumper with 1:12 left was South Carolina first field goal of the second half since the 13:57 mark.

Georgia threw the ball away, and Sancheon White’s free throws cut the deficit to 41-40 with 44.6 seconds showing.

Georgia killed the clock until Anne Marie Armstrong missed for the seventh time in seven tries. Hassell rebounded and was fouled, making 1 of 2 free throws.

Georgia defeated DeKalb College 43-42 on Jan. 17, 1974, the first win in program history.

 

NO. 1 BAYLOR 82, NO. 17 KANSAS 60

In Lawrence, Kan., Brittney Griner had 33 points and seven rebounds, and Baylor (14-1, 4-0 Big 12) had little trouble beating Kansas (11-4, 2-2) for the Lady Bears’ 12th consecutive win.

 

NO. 2 NOTRE DAME 71, RUTGERS 46

In South Bend, Ind., Skylar Diggins scored 15 points to lead Notre Dame (14-1, 3-0 Big East) to a victory over Rutgers (9-7, 0-3).

 

NO. 4 DUKE 73, WAKE FOREST 44

In Winston-Salem, N.C., Elizabeth Williams scored 18 points and Duke (15-0, 5-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) routed Wake Forest (9-7, 2-2) for its 38th consecutive victory in the series.

 

NO. 7 CALIFORNIA 67, NO. 5 STANFORD 55

In Stanford, Calif., Gennifer Brandon had 14 points and 12 rebounds and California (13-2, 3-1 Pac-12) snapped Stanford’s (14-2, 3-1) 81-game winning streak against conference opponents.

 

NO. 6 KENTUCKY 69, MISSOURI 43

In Columbia, Mo., DeNesha Stallworth scored 17 points and A’dia Mathies added 14 to help Kentucky (16-1, 4-0 SEC) extend its school-record winning streak to 15 games with a win over Missouri (12-6, 1-3).

 

NO. 8 PENN STATE 80, NEBRASKA 58

In State College, Pa., Alex Bentley scored 19 points and led a swift backcourt trio that created havoc all over the floor to help Penn State (13-2, 3-0 Big Ten) beat Nebraska (12-5, 2-2).

 

NO. 9 TENNESSEE 78, FLORIDA 75 (OT)

In Gainesville, Fla., Meighan Simmons scored 27 points, Bashaara Graves added 17 points and 15 rebounds, and Tennessee (13-3, 4-0 SEC) beat Florida (13-5, 2-2) in overtime, snapping the Gators’ 15-game winning streak at home.

 

NO. 10 MARYLAND 74, VIRGINIA TECH 45

In Blacksburg, Va., Alyssa Thomas had 26 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks and Maryland (13-3, 4-1 ACC) took charge from the opening tip and beat Virginia Tech (7-9, 1-4).

 

NO. 11 NORTH CAROLINA 79, GEORGIA TECH 58

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Megan Buckland scored 19 points, leading five players in double figures as North Carolina (17-1, 5-0 ACC) rolled over Georgia Tech for its 10th win in a row.

Brittany Jackson scored 20 points to pace Georgia Tech (8-8, 1-4).

 

NO. 14 UCLA 85, WASHINGTON 68

In Los Angeles, Jasmine Dixon tied her season high with 13 points and also pulled down 11 rebounds for her first double-double of the season, and UCLA (13-2, 4-0 Pac-12) overcame a turnover-plagued first half to post its sixth consecutive victory, beating Washington (10-5, 2-2).

 

NO. 18 FLORIDA STATE 86, NO. 24 MIAMI 65

In Tallahassee, Fla., Leonor Rodriguez scored 21 points and Natasha Howard had 20 points and nine rebounds as Florida State (13-3, 3-2 ACC) routed Miami (12-4, 3-2).

 

NO. 20 TEXAS A&M 78, AUBURN 56

In College Station, Texas, Kelsey Bone had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead Texas A&M (13-5, 3-1 SEC) over Auburn (13-4, 2-2).

 

NO. 21 OKLAHOMA STATE 64, TEXAS 52

In Austin, Texas, Toni Young had 19 points and seven rebounds and Oklahoma State (13-2, 2-2 Big 12) beat Texas (7-8, 0-4).

 

NO. 23 COLORADO 56, UTAH 43

In Salt Lake City, Jen Reese scored 11 points to lead Colorado (13-2, 2-2 Pac-12) over Utah (9-6, 0-4), in their second meeting this week.

The Buffaloes won 67-57 on Tues­day.

 

BOSTON COLLEGE 66, CLEMSON 43

In Clemson, S.C., Kristen Doherty and Katie Zenevitch had 18 points apiece to lead Boston College (8-7, 2-2 ACC) over the Tigers (4-12, 0-5).

Chancie Dunn led Clemson with 11 points. Quinyotta Pettaway had 10 points and 11 rebounds.

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