No. 19 Georgetown women beat Marquette 67-39

No. 19 Georgetown women beat Marquette 67-39

Published Jan. 17, 2012 11:06 p.m. ET

Sugar Rodgers scored 18 points and Tommacina McBride added 14 points as No. 19 Georgetown rolled over Marquette 67-39 Tuesday night.

Georgetown (15-4, 4-2) won its second straight Big East game since it was drubbed 80-60 by second-ranked Notre Dame on Jan. 10.

The loss snapped Marquette's (12-7, 3-3) three-game Big East winning streak. Overall, the Golden Eagles had won seven of their last eight games. Sarina Simmons led Marquette with 11 points.

Georgetown used an aggressive half-court trap to take control of the game right from the start. The Hoyas jumped out to a 20-6 lead when McBride made a layup with 10:14 remaining.


The Hoyas forced 11 Marquette turnovers and had 10 steals in the first 13 minutes of the game. The Golden Eagles only made three of their first 13 shots.

Georgetown extended the lead to 35-17 at halftime as Alexa Roche scored on a rebound with 1 second remaining.