No. 19 Georgia blows past Illinois 82-60

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 and seven assists

for Georgia which outrebounded the Illini 51-30. The Lady Bulldogs

shot 55 percent from the field while holding Illinois to 33.8

percent. Tiaria Griffin had 17 points, Erika Ford scored 14 and

Miller had 12.

Ivory Crawford led Illinois (7-6) with 23 points, five rebounds

and five steals. Amber Moore added 16 points for the Illini who

never challenged the Lady Bulldogs in the second half.