No. 16 Georgia women top Kennesaw State 91-32
Merritt Hempe scored a career-high 18 points, 14 in the first
half, as No. 16 Georgia whooped Kennesaw State 91-32 on Sunday.
Georgia only made two field goals in the first 4:30 of the
second half, but then went on a 25-0 run and took a commanding
74-20 lead. Tiaria Griffin made three 3-pointers during the stretch
that saw six different players score.
Shacobla Barbee and Griffin had 13 apiece for Georgia (10-0)
while Khaalidah Miller and Halle Washington added 12 each.
Georgia led 45-11 at halftime after holding Kennesaw State to
18.2 percent shooting (4 of 22) and forcing 16 turnovers.
Kennesaw State (1-8) did not score until the 13:58 mark of the
first half and trailed 7-2. Kristina Wells and Bria Young led the
Owls with 12 points each.
The win gave Georgia its eighth-best start in the program’s
history and its 20th all-time 10-game winning streak.