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Georgia advances to second spherical of NCAA tourney

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IOWA CITY, Ia. – The No. 10 seeded College of Georgia girls’s basketball workforce defeated the No. 7 seeded Florida State Seminoles, 66-54, within the first spherical of the NCAA Ladies’s Basketball Championship at Carver-Hawkeye Area on Friday afternoon.

The Woman Bulldogs will face the winner of No. 2 seeded Iowa and No. 15 seeded Southeastern Louisiana on March 19 within the second spherical with the time to be introduced.

Fifth-year Diamond Battles led Georgia (22-11) in scoring with 21 factors. Senior Javyn Nicholson labored within the paint, grabbing 13 rebounds. Senior Alisha Lewis had a team-leading 5 steals whereas fifth-year Audrey Warren contributed 5 assists.

Georgia and Florida State (23-10) traded baskets to open the primary body. The Seminoles used an 8-2 run to construct a 18-11 lead. A triple from Battles reduce Florida State’s result in 4 heading into the second quarter.

Eight factors from the Woman Bulldogs gave Georgia a one-point lead, 21-20, halfway by means of the second quarter. Utilizing an 8-2 run of their very own, the Woman Bulldogs constructed a 31-26 lead. A jumper from Zoesha Smith closed the primary half as Georgia carried a five-point lead, 35-30, into the locker room.

Six factors from the Seminoles reduce Georgia’s result in one with lower than 5 minutes remaining within the third body, 39-38. 4 factors from Smith boosted the Woman Bulldogs again to a five-point lead as Georgia held a 45-40 lead going into the ultimate quarter.

The Woman Bulldogs ripped 12 straight factors to open the fourth quarter and constructed a 17-point lead. Three Battles free throws and a layup from Nicholson gave Georgia its ultimate 66-54 benefit.



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