No. 17 Notre Dame Races Past Hoyas, 104-86 Saturday Afternoon

GUHOYAS.COM Kieraah Marlow battles for a loose ball in the Hoyas 104-86 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday.
GUHOYAS.COM
Kieraah Marlow battles for a loose ball in the Hoyas 104-86 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday.
GUHOYAS.COM

Jan. 19, 2008

Box Score |  AP Photo Gallery 

Photo Gallery

Washington, D.C. - Georgetown senior Kieraah Marlow (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville) netted a career-high 34 points and classmate Kristin Heidloff (Chicago, Ill./Fenwick) matched a season-high with 14 points but No. 17 Notre Dame had four starters in double-figures as the Fighting Irish toppled the Hoyas 104-86 in women's basketball action on Saturday afternoon. Georgetown fell to 10-7, 0-4 in BIG EAST play.

Marlow also grabbed 13 rebounds to record her 29th career double-double while sophomore Meredith Cox (Hanover, Pa./DeLone Catholic) scored in double figures for the fourth time this season with 10 points, including three three pointers.

Ashley Barlow paced the Irish with 21 points and Notre Dame (15-3, 3-1 BE) shot 72 percent in the second half (21-29) as ND won its fifth straight game over the Hoyas.

Notre Dame freshman Brittany Mallory, a Baltimore native, tallied 15 points off the bench on 5-6 field goals while senior Charel Allen posted 14 points.

The Hoyas had been whistled for eight fouls just four minutes into the game. Notre Dame connected on 14-20 free throws in the first half but the pesky Hoyas hit 52 percent of their field goals in the opening period and never trailed by more than 10 points. It marked the 12th time this season the Georgetown hit 50 percent of its field goals in a half. GU freshman Monica McNutt (Suitland, Md./Academy of the Holy Cross) hit a three pointer with 2:54 left to get the Blue and Gray within 38-36. The teams went to the lockerrooms with ND leading, 48-42.

Notre Dame led 72-60 with 12:04 to go in the game but went on a 12-2 run over the next four-plus minutes to extend their lead to 84-62 with 7:33 to play.

"Despite our foul trouble early, we still stayed patient offensively," said fourth-year head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy. "We took what we could, getting good looks, making our shots and stayed within striking distance.

"Our transition defense hurt us after halftime," Flournoy said.

"Ki (Marlow) was terrific today," Flournoy added. "She was held scoreless last time out for the first time in her career and she took it upon herself to never let that happen again.

The Hoyas conclude a three-game homestand when GU hosts Seton Hall on Tuesday, January 22 inside McDonough Arena. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m.

 

 

More Headlines
Top Videos
Schedules
DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE: Add to calendar
Monday, Dec 22
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball St. Bonaventure 2:00 PM GameTracker Watch
Tuesday, Dec 30
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball at Creighton 8:00 PM
Friday, Jan 2
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball Marquette 7:30 PM FOX Sports 1 GameTracker
Sunday, Jan 4
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball DePaul 5:00 PM GameTracker Watch
Friday, Jan 9
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball Providence 7:00 PM GameTracker Watch
Sunday, Jan 11
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball at Villanova 5:00 PM FOX Sports 1 GameTracker
Friday, Jan 16
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball at Xavier 7:00 PM GameTracker
Sunday, Jan 18
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball at Butler 1:00 PM
Friday, Jan 23
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball St. John's 6:00 PM GameTracker Watch
Sunday, Jan 25
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball Seton Hall 12:00 PM GameTracker Watch
Friday, Jan 30
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball at DePaul 8:00 PM
Sunday, Feb 1
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball at Marquette 3:00 PM BEDN
Sunday, Feb 8
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball Villanova 5:00 PM GameTracker Watch
Friday, Feb 13
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball Xavier 8:00 PM BEDN GameTracker
Sunday, Feb 15
Sport Opponent Time Coverage
Women's Basketball Butler 4:00 PM GameTracker Watch
Online Stores & Tickets
HOYAS
Official Store
Vivid Seats
Gameday Live

Follow us! @GeorgetownHoyas