Hoyas Win Fifth Straight Home Game, Top East Tenn. St., 75-52 on Saturday

GUHOYAS.COM Kieraah Marlow led the team in scoring for the seventh time as Georgetown ran past ETSU, 75-52 on Saturday afternoon.
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Kieraah Marlow led the team in scoring for the seventh time as Georgetown ran past ETSU, 75-52 on Saturday afternoon.
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Dec. 22, 2007

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Washington, D.C. - Every Hoya who played, scored and the Georgetown University women's basketball team used a balanced effort in a 75-52 win over visiting East Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon. Georgetown handed out 15 assists on 18 second half field goals to pull away. GU improved to 8-2 for the first time under fourth-year head coach Terri Williams-Flournoy.

The Hoyas improved to 6-0 when at least three players score in double figures. Senior forward Kieraah Marlow (Coatesville, Pa./Coatesville) tallied a game-high 14 points while sophomore forward Jaleesa Butler (St. Louis, Mo./Alton [Ill.]) notched her second career double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

In her first start of the season, sophomore guard Shanice Fuller (Chesapeake, Va./Indian River) netted 10 points, including a career-best two three-pointers, to go along with six assists. Freshman Monica McNutt (Suitland, Md./Acad. of the Holy Cross) added a career-high eight points.

"We held their (ETSU) top two scorers under their season averages and that's what we stressed in the scouting report," said Williams-Flournoy. "We played well as a team and moved the ball on the offensive end better than we have been. It's a nice win to keep the momentum going in a positive direction heading into the holiday."

Georgetown extended a nine-point halftime lead to 19 points, 43-29 just three-plus minutes into the second half. The Hoyas made six of their first nine shots from the floor to start the second period and never trailed by less than 16 points the rest of the way.

The Hoyas led 31-22 at intermission marking the sixth time this season that GU held the advantage at the break. Eight of the ten Hoyas that checked into the game scored. Senior guard Brina Pollack (Marlboro, N.J./Marlboro), who came off the bench for the first time this season after missing Friday's practice with an lillness, led the team with six points.

 

 

GU led by as many as 10 points, 16-6 with 13:41 to go but ETSU battled back over the next 10 minutes to claw to within 21-20 with 3:33 to go on a three-pointer by Siarre Evans. It was the Lady Bucs' only trey of the half.

Pollack immediately gave Georgetown some breathing room with a jumper on the next Blue and Gray possession for a 23-20 GU bulge.

East Tennessee State (3-7) managed just one field goal over the final three minutes while Georgetown connected on four of its final five field goal attempts down the stretch to take the final nine point lead at halftime.

Fuller made her first start of the season, replacing Pollack, after Fuller started in every game during her rookie campaign.

The Hoyas played three games in seven days but now have six days off before heading to Blacksburg, Va. to take part in the Virginia Tech holiday tournament. Georgetown takes on East Carolina on Saturday, December 29 at 1 p.m. GU will play against either the host Hokies or Furman on Sunday, December 30.

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