Jasmine James powers Georgia women

Georgia 85, South Carolina State 48

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ATHENS, Ga. — Jasmine James scored 17 points and No. 15 Georgia dominated from the opening tip in an 85-48 victory over South Carolina State on Wednesday night.

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Georgia's Krista Donald shoots over South Carolina State's Tiana Hemphill in the first half.   Richard Hamm/Morris News Service
Richard Hamm/Morris News Service
Georgia's Krista Donald shoots over South Carolina State's Tiana Hemphill in the first half.

Georgia (6-1) scored the first 16 points of the game in the initial 7 minutes and never looked back.

Jasmine Hassell added 12 points for the Lady Dogs.

Tiara Knotts and Tracey Flowers led South Carolina State (2-3) with 10 points apiece.

NO. 1 BAYLOR 91, TEXAS SOUTHERN 39

In Waco, Texas, Brittney Griner had 23 points and 14 rebounds for her fifth double-double this season for top-ranked Baylor, which stretched its home winning streak to 27 games.

Odyssey Sims had 19 points, nine assists and a career-high eight steals while playing on 24 minutes for the Lady Bears (7-0).

NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 92, TOWSON 31

In Hartford, Conn., Bria Hartley had 24 points and five assists as Connecticut (7-0) routed Towson, the Huskies’ final tuneup before playing host to defending national champion Texas A&M next week.

NO. 6 MARYLAND 74, MICHIGAN 65

In College Park, Md., Alyssa Thomas scored 24 points, and Maryland (8-0) used a late surge to top previously unbeaten Michigan (7-1) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

NO. 11 RUTGERS 71, TEMPLE 50

In Piscataway, N.J., April Sykes scored a season-high 19 points and Rutgers (7-0) shot its way past Temple.

Khadijah Rushdan added 16 while Monique Oliver had 15 for the Scarlet Knights.

NO. 16 PENN STATE 103, NO. 14 NORTH CAROLINA 84

In State College, Pa., Zhaque Gray scored 25 points and Penn State (6-1) snapped a three-game losing streak in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge by defeating North Carolina.

Brittany Roundtree led North Carolina (5-1) with 27 points.

NO. 17 OHIO STATE 78, FLORIDA STATE 75 (OT)

In Columbus, Ohio, Tayler Hill scored 31 points to lead Ohio State (6-0) past Florida State in overtime.

NO. 19 TEXAS TECH 85, TEXAS STATE 40

In Lubbock, Texas, Kierra Mallard scored 18 points, Shauntal Nobles had a double-double off the bench and Texas Tech (6-0) beat Texas State.

NO. 20 GEORGETOWN 70, COPPIN STATE 54

In Baltimore, Sugar Rod­gers scored 26 points and had seven 3-point field goals in a first-half barrage that led Georgetown (6-2) over Coppin State.

NO. 25 VANDERBILT 83, AUSTIN PEAY 51

In Clarksville, Tenn., Christina Foggie had a career-high 25 points, leading Vanderbilt (7-0) over Austin Peay.

SOUTH CAROLINA 67, XAVIER 56

In Cincinnati, Markeshia Grant scored 18 points and Aleighsa Welch added 16 off the bench to lead South Carolina (6-1) past Xavier.

GEORGIA TECH 73, NEBRASKA 57

In Atlanta, Tyaunna Marshall had 28 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead Georgia Tech (5-2).


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