NASSAU, Bahamas -- Jacqua Williams scored 16 of her career-high 20 points in the second half to lead Georgia Tech (unranked ESPN/USA Today, No. 25 AP) to a 63-56 win over Texas-Arlington in the championship game of the Bahamas Sunsplash Shootout on Saturday.
Williams went 9 of 10 from the free-throw line, dished out five assists and had four steals. Alex Montgomery added 15 points and five rebounds for Georgia Tech (10-2).Georgia Tech led only 35-33 with 12:49 left in the game, but Williams sparked a 9-2 run for a 44-35 lead with 9:54 remaining. She scored seven points during the spurt.The Mavericks (4-6) cut the lead to 58-54 with 1:17 remaining, but the Jackets sealed the win at the line, making 5 of 6 of their foul shots in the final minute.Candice Champion led Texas-Arlington with 20 points and eight rebounds. Shalyn Martin added 14 points and seven rebounds.