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Rodgers' career-high powers Georgetown

Mar 23, 2011 - 3:15 AM College Park, MD (Sports Network) - Sugar Rodgers scored a career-high 34 points as the fifth-seeded Georgetown Hoyas downed the fourth-seeded Maryland Terrapins, 79-57, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament from the Comcast Center.

Rubylee Wright and Monica McNutt each added 14 points for the Hoyas (24-10), who advanced to face top-seeded Connecticut, while Alexa Roche had 10 points.

Maryland (24-8) was paced by Alyssa Thomas' 23 points and 14 boards, while Laurin Mincy had 12 points and Lynetta Kizer recorded a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.

Georgetown jumped out to a 40-26 halftime lead behind a 10-of-15 performance from beyond the arc.

The Hoyas then knocked down 22-of-24 second half free throws to earn the victory.

In all, Georgetown shot 52 percent three-point range and 85.7 percent from the charity stripe.








  • GEORGETOWN: 79
    MARYLAND: 57
    Final

    Mar 22 9:22 PM


  • GEORGETOWN: 40
    MARYLAND: 26
    Halftime

    Mar 22 8:06 PM


  • GEORGETOWN: 0
    MARYLAND: 0
    1st Half - 20:00

    Mar 22 7:17 PM
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