Georgia women pound Missouri

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ATHENS, Ga. — Jasmine James scored 16 points to help No. 10 Georgia beat Missouri 77-46 on Thursday in the Tigers’ first Southeastern Conference game.

Khaalidah Miller and Marjorie Butler added 11 points apiece for Georgia (13-1, 1-0 SEC). Bri Kulas scored 14 points for Missouri (11-4).

NO. 3 DUKE 67, NORTH CAROLINA STATE 57

In Raleigh, N.C., Haley Peters had 18 points and 11 rebounds to help Duke (12-0, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) beat North Carolina State (8-6, 0-2).

NO. 6 KENTUCKY 76, FLORIDA 69

In Lexington, Ky., A’dia Mathies scored 20 points and Jennifer O’Neill had 12 of her 17 in the second half and Kentucky (13-1) topped Florida (11-4) in the teams’ SEC opener.

NO. 15 NORTH CAROLINA 60, NO. 8 MARYLAND 57

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Brittany Rountree scored 13 points and North Carolina (14-1, 2-0 ACC) held on to beat Maryland (10-3, 1-1).

NO. 9 PENN STATE 73, NORTHWESTERN 69

In State College, Pa., Dara Taylor had a layup with 1:26 left and Penn State (11-2, 1-0 Big Ten) edged Northwestern (8-6, 0-1).

NO. 12 TENNESSEE 73, NO. 18 SOUTH CAROLINA 53

In Columbia, Tennessee (10-3) outscored South Carolina (12-2) 41-22 in the second half to turn a one point halftime lead into a rout
in the teams’ SEC opener.

NO. 19 FLORIDA STATE 85, GEORGIA TECH 78

In Atlanta, Leonor Rodriguez scored 23 points to lead Florida State (12-1) over Georgia Tech (7-6) in the ACC opener for both teams.

Danielle Hamilton-Carter led Georgia Tech with 13 points.

AUBURN 50, NO. 23 ARKANSAS 47

In Auburn, Ala., Tyrese Tanner scored 15 points and Hasina Muhammad added 13 to lead Auburn (12-2) past Arkansas (12-2) in the SEC opener for both teams.

MIAMI 78, CLEMSON 56

In Miami, Morgan Stroman had 20 points as the Hurricanes (11-2, 2-0 ACC) beat Clemson.

Quinyotta Pettaway had 20 points to lead Clemson (4-9, 0-2).

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