Georgia women rout Belmont

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ATHENS, Ga. — Jasmine Hassell scored 17 points and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead No. 10 Georgia Sunday to a 70-38 blowout victory over Belmont, her mother’s alma mater.

Hassell’s mother, the former Gail Corder, was the all-time leading scorer at Belmont when she finished her college career in 1984. She still ranks fourth in career scoring with 1,814 points.

Jasmine James added 10 points for Georgia (4-0).

Vanderbilt transfer Jordan Coleman led Belmont with nine points and 11 rebounds.

NO. 1 BAYLOR 77, HAWAII 42

In Honolulu, Makenzie Robertson scored a career-high 23 points and Baylor routed Hawaii to close a disappointing tournament for the Lady Bears in Honolulu despite two dominant wins.

Brittney Griner had 10 points in 16 minutes, playing just three minutes in the second half for Baylor, which saw its winning streak snapped on the island.

NO. 2 CONNECTICUT 81,
NO. 16 TEXAS A&M 50

In College Station, Texas, Stefanie Dolson scored 24 points to lead No. 2 Connecticut to a romp over Texas A&M.

The Huskies hammered the Aggies in the paint 42-12, as A&M had no answer for the 6-foot-5 Dolson, a preseason All-Big East first team selection, and forwards Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis (16 points) and Breanna Stewart (11 points) down low.

NO. 3 DUKE 100, IONA 31

In Durham, N.C., Allison Vernerey scored 20 of her career-high-tying 22 points in the first half of Duke’s rout of Iona.

NO. 7 NOTRE DAME 94,
MASSACHUSETTS 50

In South Bend, Ind., Skylar Diggins scored 15 points and Kayla McBride had 18 points to help Notre Dame beat Massachusetts in its home opener.

NO. 9 PENN STATE 75,
LAFAYETTE 34

In State College, Pa., Maggie Lucas and Mia Nickson each scored 12 points, and Penn State dominated the paint to build a big lead in a rout of Lafayette.

NO. 24 TENNESSEE 79,
NO. 23 MIAMI 67

In Coral Gables, Fla., Bashaara Graves scored 20 points, Andraya Carter added 16 and Tennessee defeated Miami, snapping the Hurricanes’ 41-game home winning streak.


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