ATHENS, Ga. – Hall of Fame coach Andy Landers leads Georgia into a tough non-conference matchup with TCU. Landers and his young Lady Bulldogs roster are eyeing a return to both the Top 25 Polls as well as the NCAA Tournament. The key to tonight’s game per Landers is containing the TCU perimeter “dribble drive” game.
Ed’s Note: Georgia’s pregame warmup mix is nice. The best part is a short video on the program’s accomplishments set to the Wale track, “Ambition.”
18:01 – Georgia’s Jr. Guard Tiaria Griffin scores the first point of the game for either team with a free throw. Griffin, a former Elite Basketball Academy Super 64 Camp participant, had 20 points against Morgan State on Friday night.
15:40 – Griffin dials one up from long range to give the Lady Dawgs the lead back at 4 to 3.
14:00 – Griffin is NOT playing games with TCU. She just hit another 3-pointer. 7 to 5 essay on my high school days UGA.
13:30 – Griffin’s perimeter mate, Jr. Shacobia Barbee, gets into the act with a left-handed floater of her own. 9 to 5 UGA.
13:05 – Griffin checks out of the game. No problem. Barbee right back at ’em with a tough finish in traffic. 11 to 7 UGA.
12:40 – Note: Georgia is already in the Bonus and will shoot free throws on every foul for the remainder of the half.
10:45 – Fr. Post Nasheema “Fruit” Oliver scores her first basket of the game making it 13 to 11 UGA.
8:45 – Sr. Guard Erica Ford makes a tough drive to the lane on the left side and finishes with a layup for two. UGA is down 2 at 17 to 15.
8:30 – Barbee with a nice open floor find to Sr. Forward Krista Donald for another Dawgs layup. TCU immediately takes a timeout. The game is 17 to 17.
7:30 – It’s Donald once again for two at the rim. Georgia trails 21 to 19.
4:30 – Griffin essay writingservice back on the board to snap a 3-minute drought by hitting two free throws. 28 to 21 TCU.
3:42 – Getting into the Bonus early is starting to pay off for the Dawgs as two free throws from Donald cut the deficit to five at 28 to 23.
1:30 – A beautiful post feed from Jr. Point Guard Marjorie Butler into Donald in the pinch post. Donald immediately turns and scores it. She also made the ensuing And1 free throw. 31 to 26 TCU.
:16 – Barbee attacks TCU’s interior and finished through contact drawing then completing the And1 opportunity. 33 to 30 TCU.
HALFTIME SCORE: 35 – 30 TCU
19:10 – Griffin gets the second half started off right with a tough finish in the paint. 35 to 32 TCU.
18:13 – Donald comes right back out still in scoring mode as well with a layup at the rim. 37 to 34 TCU.
17:40 – Jr. Post Merritt Hempe gets involved with a finish in the lane. essay writing by students 39 to 36 TCU
17:13 – Hempe with a smooth right-hand half hook making it 39 to 38 TCU.
16:42 – Fr. Forward Mackenzie Engram with a layup. In the process, the former Elite Basketball Academy All-American Camp participant gives Georgia their first lead since the 8:45 mark in the first.
15:50 – Engram gets hit on a basket cut for another layup. 42 to 39 UGA.
14:21 – Ford with a tough 15 foot jump shot from the elbow making it 44 to 39 for the Lady Dawgs.
12:55 – Engram has a chance to be a star here in Athens. She just finished another basket after running the floor in transition. 46 to 41 UGA.
9:55 – Donald ends a short scoreless stint for the home team with a layup to make it 48 to 44 UGA.
8:00 – Barbee snatches an offensive rebound and puts it back in the basket after Erika Ford makes 1 out of 2 free throws. 51 to 44 UGA.
7:33 – Barbee with essay my best friend another one. This time, it’s a finish over a defender in transition. 53 to 44 UGA.
6:33 – A nice interior pass from Hempe to Ford results in another UGA layup. They lead 55 to 50.
5:55 – Ford with beautiful layup to finish on the left side. 57 to 52 UGA.
2:55 – Once again it’s Ford in the open floor finishing an uncontested layup. Lady Dawgs lead 59-53.
1:00 – Butler with a clean look from 16 feet that she converts. It’s good to see the former EBA All-American healthy and on the floor. 61 to 53 UGA.
FINAL SCORE: 62 – 53 UGA
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