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Final

(16) Georgia 81

(9-0, 2-0 away)

Belmont 55

(3-7, 2-2 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 12, 2013

    Curb Event Center, Nashville, Tennessee

    1 2 T
    #16UGA 45 3681
    BEL 23 3255

    Top Performers

    Georgia: T. Griffin 20 Pts, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Belmont University: L. Thompson 10 Pts, 1 Reb

    No. 16 Georgia runs out to 18-0 lead, cruises past Belmont

    Associated Press

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tiaria Griffin scored 20 points Thursday night, and No. 16 Georgia returned from an 11-day layoff with no signs of rust in an easy 81-55 victory over Belmont.

    Georgia (9-0) opened the game with an 18-0 run, led 45-23 at the half and never trailed in the contest.

    Griffin was 7-of-11 from the field as the Lady Bulldogs shot 58.2 percent and made 8 of 18 3-pointers. Khaalidah Miller added 15 points, Merritt Hempe scored 13 and Krista Donald 10 for Georgia.

    Georgia went to 3-0 all time against Belmont with the win.

    Belmont (3-7) made 18 of 19 free throws but missed its first nine shots from the field to remain scoreless until Katie Carroll connected with a 3-pointer 6:22 into the game.

    Lauren Thompson led Belmont with 10 points and was the only Bruin to reach double figures.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UGA
    BEL
    Points 81 55
    FG Made-Attempted 32-55 (.582) 17-48 (.354)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-18 (.444) 3-12 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 18-19 (.947)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 13 (0/0)

    Game Leaders

     
    UGA
    BEL
    PointsT. Griffin 20L. Thompson 10
    ReboundsK. Donald 6F. Joubran 5
    AssistsS. Barbee 5J. Luffman-Hartsfield 3
    StealsS. Barbee 4B. Bryce 3

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