No. 20 Georgetown women rout No. 11 Rutgers 54-36
Sunday, January 29, 2012
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Tia Magee scored 21 points and No. 20 Georgetown held No. 11 Rutgers to a season-low 36 points in a 54-36 win Sunday.
Sugar Rodgers added 19 points for the Hoyas (17-5, 6-3 Big East). Magee and Rodgers added five steals apiece as Rutgers committed 22 turnovers.
Georgetown led by nine at intermission and Magee's steal and layup capped a 7-0 run to open the second half. The Hoyas extended the lead to as many as 27 late in the game.
April Sykes led Rutgers (17-4, 6-2) with 13 points.
The Scarlet Knights shot just 30.8 percent (16 of 52) and missed all 14 3-point attempts.
Rutgers lost second leading scorer Khadijah Rushdan (13.1 ppg) with 5:33 left in the first half. The Scarlet Knights were trailing by eight when Rushdan and Magee jumped for a pass. Rushdan fell, hitting the back of her head on the court.
She remained down through the ensuing timeout and was eventually helped off the court in a wheelchair. She didn't return to the game, but was on the Rutgers bench for the second half.