No. 19 Georgia women rout Illinois behind 17 points from Shacobia Barbee

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ATHENS, Ga. — Sopho­more Shacobia Barbee had 17 points, eight rebounds and six assists to lead No. 19 Georgia over Illinois 82-60 on Saturday.

The Lady Bulldogs (12-1) took a 65-40 lead with 10:06 left in the game as Khaalidah Miller’s layup capped an 18-6 run. Georgia also used an 11-0 run in the first half to go ahead 25-15 and closed out the half on a 10-3 run to lead 38-25 at the break.

Krista Donald had 10 points and 15 rebounds for Georgia which outrebounded the Illini 51-30. Tiaria Griffin had 17 points, Erika Ford scored 14 and Miller had 12.

Ivory Crawford led Illinois (7-6) with 23 points.

NO. 13 SOUTH CAROLINA 82, SAVANNAH STATE 40

In Columbia, Tiffany Mitchell scored 18 points and the South Carolina defense made sure Savannah State was no challenge in a rout.

Alaina Coates came off the bench to score 17 points and grab 12 rebounds for the Gamecocks (12-1). Jasmine Kirkland topped Savannah State (5-7) with 19 points.

NO. 8 MARYLAND 110, WOFFORD 53

In College Park, Md., Alyssa Thomas scored 18 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and added 10 assists for her second triple-double in three games and fourth of her career as Maryland (11-1) posted a lopsided win over Wofford in the Terrapin Classic.

Jordan Frazier scored 19 points for Wofford (2-9).

NO. 22 FLORIDA STATE 76, TENNESSEE-MARTIN 53

In Tallahassee, Fla., Natasha Howard tied a career high with 26 points and Florida State (12-1) defeated Tennessee-Martin (7-6).

MIAMI 80, MORGAN STATE 42

In Coral Gables, Fla., Keyona Hayes scored a team-high 17 points to lead five Hurricanes in double figures as Miami (7-4) dominated Morgan State (2-8).

VIRGINIA 70, COPPIN STATE 45

In Charlottesville, Va., Tiffany Suarez came off the Cavaliers’ bench to score 16 points in a convincing win for Virginia (6-6) over Coppin State (4-7).

N.C. STATE 77, KANSAS STATE 60

In San Diego, Calif., Markeisha Gatling had 21 points and N.C. State (12-1) defeated Kansas State (5-5).

ARKANSAS 100, MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE 54

In Fayetteville, Ark., Jhasmin Bowen had 18 points and unbeaten Arkansas (13-0) crushed Mississippi Valley State (1-9).

Jasmyne Sanders paced the Delta Devils with 21 points.

FLORIDA 67, GEORGETOWN 65 (OT)

In Gainesville, Fla., Jaterra Bonds scored a game-high 26 points and Florida (10-3) escaped a close battle with Georgetown (6-6).

PRINCETON 79, ALABAMA 59

In Charlottesville, Va., Kristen Helmstetter had 21 points and Princeton (8-4) defeated Alabama (6-6).

TEXAS A&M 80, LOUISIANA TECH 52

In College Station, Texas, Courtney Williams scored 22 points and Texas A&M (8-4) defeated Louisiana Tech (5-8)

WAKE FOREST 79, FLORIDA A&M 63

In Miami, Fla., Dearica Hamby had 23 points and Wake Forest (8-4) beat Florida A&M (6-8).

TOP 25 FARED

No. 4 Stanford (10-1) at Fresno State, late

No. 9 Baylor (10-1) beat McNeese State 82-57

No. 14 Iowa State (10-0) beat Holy Cross 72-50

No. 17 Purdue (9-2) beat Central Michigan 109-97

No. 21 Iowa (12-2) beat North Dakota 88-62

No. 24 Gonzaga
(10-3)
lost to Saint Mary’s (Cal) 79-78, OT


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