GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Jaterra Bonds scored 22 points, Jordan Jones added 18 and Florida handed Georgia (No. 22 AP) its third consecutive loss, 74-71 on Sunday.
The Gators (17-13, 7-9 SEC) closed out the regular season with a three-game winning streak and secured the No. 8 seed in the Southeastern Conference tournament. The Lady Bulldogs (20-9, 10-6) will be the No. 4 seed.Bonds was 5 of 10 from behind the arc, and Jones was 3 of 6.Georgia, meanwhile, missed 11 of 14 shots from 3-point range.The Lady Bulldogs led 71-70 with 1:11 remaining, but made several errors in the final minute. The Gators made just enough plays, and free throws, to pull out the victory.Jasmine James led Georgia with 23 points. Porsha Phillips added 15 points and 17 rebounds, her 12th double-double of the season.