MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Sherill Baker scored 25 points and Tasha
Humphrey added 23 to lead No. 17 Georgia to a 97-44 victory over
Memphis on Thursday night.
Baker was 11-for-14 from the field and had seven rebounds and
four assists. Humphrey had 11 rebounds for the Lady Bulldogs (8-3),
who rebounded from a 69-66 overtime loss to Temple.
Tamika Butler had 15 points for Memphis (2-9), which lost its
third straight and fifth of six.
Humphrey dominated inside, while Baker used her quickness to
record six steals and run the fast break.
Megan Darrah added 13 points for Georgia and Alexis Kendrick and
Janese Hardrick each had 11.
Georgia scored the game's first 16 points and led by as many as
30 points in the first half. The final score was the biggest lead
of the game.
Georgia coach Andy Landers finally pulled his starters with
about 6 minutes remaining and the Lady Bulldogs ahead 80-37.
Georgia pressured Memphis into 15 turnovers and 5-of-23 shooting
in the first half.
Baker had 14 points in the first half, missing two of her eight
shots, while Humphrey scored 10 as Georgia went up 43-17.
Georgia forced 23 turnovers for the game and held the Lady
Tigers to 26 percent shooting.