WASHINGTON (AP) — Tia Magee scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds, and No. 14 Georgetown rolled past Houston 66-36 to end a two-game losing streak.
Alexa Roche added 10 points and Taylor Brown scored nine for the Hoyas (2-2), who rebounded from consecutive road losses at Maryland and LSU. The Hoyas scored the game’s first nine points, built a 22-2 lead midway through the first half, and Jasmine Jackson’s 3-pointer at the halftime buzzer gave them a commanding 39-9 advantage.
Roxana Button scored 10 points, and Landry Porsche added nine for the Cougars (0-3).
Porsche left the game with 5 minutes, 58 seconds remaining when she banged heads with Georgetown’s Samisha Powell as they scrambled for a loose ball. Porsche initially stood up on her own, then fell to the floor and stayed down for about 15 minutes before being taken off on a stretcher. Georgetown SID Barbara Barnes says Porsche is moving her extremities but is going to the hospital as a precautionary measure.
The Cougars dug themselves a hole by shooting 4-for-28 (14.3 percent) in the first half and turning the ball over 10 times.
The 36 points allowed by the Hoyas was the fewest since they defeated the Cougars 77-37 last season in the teams’ first-ever meeting.