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Final

(19) Virginia 53

(7-3, 1-1 away)

(11) Georgia 69

(10-0, 7-0 home)

    2:30 PM ET, December 20, 2009

    1 2 T
    #19UVA 22 3153
    #11UGA 36 3369

    Top Performers

    Virginia: M. Wright 21 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

    Georgia: J. James 17 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    No. 12 Bulldogs shut down No. 17 Cavaliers for first-half stretch to grab lead

    Associated Press

    ATHENS, Ga. -- Jasmine James had 17 points and 10 rebounds to help Georgia (No. 12 ESPN/USA Today, No. 11 AP) beat Virginia (No. 17 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) 69-53 Sunday.

    Monica Wright scored 21 for Virginia (7-3), becoming the third player in school history with 2,000 points.

    Georgia (10-0) got 14 points from Porsha Phillips and 11 points and 10 rebounds from Angel Robinson.

    The Bulldogs started the second half with a 12-3 run that put them up 48-25 three minutes in.

    After the Cavaliers went ahead 17-15 with 10:46 to play in the half, they didn't score another field goal for seven and a half minutes, by which time they trailed 28-18.

    Wright's 2,011 points left her behind only Dawn Staley's 2,135 and Heather Burge's 2,058 for the Cavaliers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UVA
    UGA
    Points 53 69
    FG Made-Attempted 20-63 (.317) 21-55 (.382)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-21 (.238) 6-20 (.300)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-17 (.471) 21-27 (.778)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 25

    Game Leaders

     
    UVA
    UGA
    PointsM. Wright 21J. James 17
    ReboundsM. Wright 6J. James 10
    AssistsM. Wright 2A. Houts 6
    StealsM. Wright 4J. James 3
    BlocksC. Crosby 1A. Armstrong 3

    2009-10 Season

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