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Lady Bucs fall victim to Georgia's 750th win in program history, 77-57
Monday, December 01, 2008
ATHENS, Ga. (Dec. 1, 2008) - The Georgia women's basketball team entered Monday night's contest on the verge of making history, and after walking away with a 77-57 victory over the ETSU Lady Bucs inside Stegeman Coliseum, the Lady Bulldogs did just that as they joined an elite group of collegiate programs.
With the victory,
Junior post Devin Thompson (
The Lady Bucs kept it close early in the first half as they trailed by three, 11-8, after Belcher nailed a jumper with 15:03 on the clock; however, things quickly went south for ETSU as the size of
For the half, ETSU made only nine of its 32 shot attempts and missed all 10 off its shots from beyond the arc.
Georgia used the first 10 minutes of the second half to extended its 19-point halftime lead to 25, 57-32, when Robinson laid one in for her 15th point of game. Despite having Thompson showcase a season-best performance it was still not enough to chip into the Lady Bulldog lead. Thompson scored 10 of the first 13 second half points for ETSU, but Georgia still led by 21 after the
Again poor shooting hurt the Lady Bucs' chances for pulling off the upset against the perennial SEC power. For the game ETSU shot a season-low 30.3 percent (20-of-66) and the Lady Buccaneers have yet to eclipse the 40-percent clip on the year. In addition, the Lady Bucs didn't record a 3-pointer, going 0-for-11 in 40 minutes of play. On the other hand,
The Lady Bucs have little time to dwell on this loss as they gear up for their quest of a second straight Atlantic Sun Championship run, beginning Friday evening at Mercer. ETSU's conference-opening tip is set for 5 p.m. inside the
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