No. 20 LSU 51, No. 14 Georgetown 40
LaSondra Barrett scored 11 points and No. 20 LSU beat
14th-ranked Georgetown 51-40 on Wednesday night.
Barrett, who also had eight rebounds, made five of six foul
shots to help the Lady Tigers pull away over the final 3 1/2
minutes. Destiny Hughes added 10 points, three rebounds and two
Tia Magee had 12 points during another rough game for the Hoyas
(1-2), who shot 24 percent from the field and committed 23
turnovers. Sugar Rodgers went 4 for 20 to finish with 10
Georgetown shot 33 percent from the field during Sunday’s 72-53
loss at Maryland.
LSU (2-0) also struggled offensively, shooting 34 percent and
committing 26 turnovers. But it put together a 6-0 spurt after the
Hoyas pulled within four late in the game. Courtney Jones had a
free throw and a field goal, while Barrett made three foul shots
during the key stretch.
The Hoyas’ only points in the last 3 1/2 minutes came on a
3-pointer by Magee. Two free throws by Taylor Turnbow and Barrett
completed the scoring for LSU.
Georgetown used a 6-0 run to tie it at 32 with 13:58 left in the
game. Adria Crawford, Rubylee Wright and Magee scored on three
straight possessions for the Hoyas. The Lady Tigers regained the
lead on a field goal by Adrienne Webb.