Lady Bulldogs roll over Blue Hose

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ATHENS, Ga. — Jasmine Hassell scored 14 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead No. 10 Georgia to a decisive 66-38 win over Presbyterian on Wednesday night.

Presbyterian (1-1) was trying to earn its second upset win in its first season as a certified Division I team. The Blue Hose opened the season with a 49-46 win at Clemson on Sunday.

Freshman Merritt Hempe, who failed to score in the season opener for Georgia (2-0), came off the bench and contributed 11 points, six rebounds, three blocks, three steals, two assists and no turnovers.

Shonda Burnside led the Blue Hose with eight points.

NO. 9 PENN STATE 63, NO. 16 TEXAS A&M 58

In College Station, Texas, Alex Bentley scored 21 points and Maggie Lucas added 18 to help Penn State (2-0) beat Texas A&M (0-2).

Trailing 56-51 with 6:24 left, Penn State closed the game with a 12-2 spurt.

UCLA 86, NO. 11 OKLAHOMA 80

In Norman, Okla., Thea Lemberger scored 18 points to lead four players in double figures as UCLA (2-0) knocked off Oklahoma (1-1).

Markel Walker had 16, Alyssia Brewer 15 and Jasmine Dixon 13 for the Bruins.

NO. 20 OHIO STATE 87, CINCINNATI 49

In Columbus, Ohio, Tayler Hill scored 21 points and Amber Stokes and Raven Ferguson added 16 each as Ohio State (1-1) routed Cincinnati (1-1).

DUQUESNE 51, NO. 17 DELAWARE 47

In Pittsburgh, Wumi Agunbiade finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds, and Orsi Szecsi hit a late 3-pointer to help Duquesne (2-1) upset Delaware (1-2).

NORTH CAROLINA 63, NO. 25 GEORGETOWN 48

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Brittany Rountree knocked down six 3-pointers en route to 22 points and Krista Gross grabbed 15 rebounds as North Carolina (3-0) defeated Georgetown (2-1) to reach the finals of the Preseason WNIT.


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