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

assists.

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

points.

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.