Georgia women suffer first loss of season to No. 21 Georgetown at Lady Rebel Round-Up

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LAS VEGAS — Sugar Rodgers scored 23 points to lead No. 21 Georgetown to a 64-56 victory over No. 10 Georgia on Saturday during the first round of the Lady Rebel Round-Up.

Georgia's Jasmine James drives between Georgetown defenders. Sugar Rodgers scored 23 points to lead the Hoyas to the win Saturday.  Associated Press
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Georgia's Jasmine James drives between Georgetown defenders. Sugar Rodgers scored 23 points to lead the Hoyas to the win Saturday.

Tia Magee added 14 points for Georgetown (4-2), which led by as many as 11 points in the teams’ first meeting.

Jasmine James and Khaalidah Miller scored 16 points apiece for Georgia (4-1), and Jasmine Hassell added 12.

NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 90, BUFFALO 34

In Storrs, Conn., Tiffany Hayes had 30 points and 11 rebounds and No. 2 Connecticut beat Buffalo in the World Vision Classic.

The win was UConn’s 88th consecutive at home, extending its Division I record and tying the all-time NCAA record set by Division III Rust (Miss.) College from 1982-89.

NO. 4 NOTRE DAME 56, NO. 7 DUKE 54

In Freeport, Bahamas, Natalie Novosel banked in a shot from the foul line with fewer than a second left to lift Notre Dame over Duke in the Junkanoo Jam final.

Skylar Diggins scored 19 points and Novosel had 15 for the Irish (5-1), who rallied from a 16-point deficit.

Freshman Elizabeth Williams had 16 points, 13 rebounds and seven blocks for Duke (4-1).

NO. 5 TEXAS A&M 74, IOWA 58

In Freeport, Bahamas, Sydney Carter scored 21 points to lead Texas A&M to a win over Iowa, giving the Aggies the Lucaya Division crown of the Junkanoo Jam tournament.

Carter hit 6 of 16 shots and 9 of 10 free throws, earning MVP honors.

NO. 8 MARYLAND 114, CS-BAKERSFIELD 83

In Miami, Laurin Mincy scored 23 points and the Terrapins pulled away in the second half to secure the victory.

Tianna Hawkins finished with 19 points for Maryland (7-0).

NO. 11 LOUISVILLE 86, FLORIDA A&M 66

In Tallahassee, Fla., Monique Reid scored 22 points and Becky Burke added 21 to help the Cardinals make a sweep of Florida’s capital city schools.

The Cardinals (6-1) beat Florida State, 85-76, on Friday night. Reid was 8 of 9 from the field, and Burke was 7 of 9, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range.

VANDERBILT 78, NO. 12 OKLAHOMA 66

In Nashville, Tenn., Jasmine Lister scored 24 points, Christina Foggie added 21 and the Commodores remained unbeaten by handing the Sooners their first loss in the Vanderbilt Thanksgiving Tournament.

NO.13 RUTGERS 59, ARIZONA STATE 52

In San Juan, Puerto Rico, April Sykes scored 14 points, Monique Oliver grabbed 13 rebounds and the Scarlet Knights held on to beat the Sun Devils for the San Juan Shootout title.

NO. 19 TEXAS TECH 76,

CENTRAL ARKANSAS 43

In Lubbock, Texas, reserve Shauntal Nobles scored 11 points to lead the Lady Raiders to the program’s 800th victory.

NO. 22 VIRGINIA 60, HAWAII 43

In Honolulu, Ataira Franklin scored 14 points and Virginia beat Hawaii in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.

NO. 24 TEXAS 61, CALIFORNIA 60

In Honolulu, Chassidy Fussell gave Texas its only lead of the game when she scored with 1:11 left, lifting the Longhorns to victory in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown.

NO. 25 UCLA 68, COLGATE 48

In Northridge, Calif., Rebekah Gard­ner had 21 points and 10 rebounds, leading UCLA to a victory over Colgate in the consolation game of the Holiday Inn Thanksgiving Classic.


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