G. Washington 50

(5-4, 2-2 away)

(19) Georgetown 59

(9-2, 1-0 Big East)

    2:00 PM ET, December 11, 2011

    McDonough Arena, Washington, District of Columbia

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    GW 22 2850
    #19GTWN 23 3659

    Georgetown drills George Washington for eighth straight victory

    Associated Press

    WASHINGTON -- Sugar Rodgers had 18 points and six steals to lead Georgetown (No. 20 ESPN/USA Today, No. 19 AP) to a 59-50 victory over George Washington on Sunday, extending the Hoyas' winning streak to eight games.

    Tia Magee's three-point play with 48.7 seconds left gave the Hoyas a 58-49 lead and finally some breathing room against a pesky George Washington team.

    In what was once an annual matchup, Georgetown (9-2) won the first game between the crosstown rivals since 2004.

    George Washington (5-4), which had its four-game winning streak snapped, still leads the all-time series 17-15.

    Magee finished with nine points and matched career-highs with 13 rebounds and five steals to help the Hoyas avoid their first regular-season nonconference home loss since Dec. 17, 2006.

    Danni Jackson had 10 points, eight steals and four rebounds for the Colonials while Tara Booker scored 10 points.

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