Jan. 14, 2013
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's basketball squad will travel to the University of Notre Dame on Tuesday for a BIG EAST Conference matchup with the No. 2/3 Fighting Irish at the Joyce Center. The Hoyas are currently 10-6 overall and 1-2 in BIG EAST Conference play. The game will be televised live on CBS Sports Network with James Bates and Tammy Blackburn calling the action.
In its last outing, Georgetown lost its second in a row in BIG EAST play dropping an 86-56 decision to the Syracuse University Orange on Saturday at the Carrier Dome. Senior shooting guard Sugar Rodgers (Suffolk, Va./King's Fork) led the way for the Blue & Gray with 17 points and nine rebounds. GU trailed by four at the break, but had a tough second half.
Currently leading the way for the Hoyas is Rodgers. The shooting guard is averaging 25.3 ppg and 7.9 rpg as well as posting 57 steals and 52 assists. Junior forward Andrea White (Lancaster, Va./Lancaster) is second with 10.7 ppg and 5.4 rpg, while senior center Sydney Wilson (Silver Spring, Md./St. John's College Prep) rounds out the top three with 7.1 ppg as well as 5.5 rpg. Junior guard Samisha Powell (Virginia Beach, Va./Princess Anne) is averaging 6.8 ppg and has 53 assists on the season.
The Hoyas have forced 387 turnovers in 16 games.
Notre Dame is 14-1 on the season and 3-0 in BIG EAST Conference play after defeating Rutgers University, 71-46, in South Bend, Ind., on Sunday. Senior Skylar Diggins led the way with 15 points, while freshman Jewell Loyd finished with 14 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field, and she was 2-of-2 from 3-point range. The Irish dominated inside, outscoring Rutgers 40-10 in the paint. Irish forwards Natalie Achonwa and Ariel Braker scored 11 and 10 points, respectively, and each pulled down six rebounds.
The Irish won their sixth conference home opener in the past seven seasons, and picked up their ninth consecutive win, coming off a 75-71 overtime victory at South Florida Tuesday night.
Georgetown is 3-25 all-time against the Fighting Irish. The Hoyas' last victory was in 2010 at McDonough Arena where Georgetown won by a score of 76-66. Since the beginning of BIG EAST play, GU is 2-21 and Georgetown is 0-13 on the road.
Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m., at the Joyce Center. The game will be televised live on the CBS Sports Network with James Bates and Tammy Blackburn announcing the game. Live stats will also be available at www.GUHoyas.com.
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