No. 5 Georgia 91, Alcorn St. 51
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) _ Kelly Miller scored 26 points as No. 5 Georgia made 56 percent of its baskets and routed Alcorn State 91-51 Saturday in the first round of the Conoco Lady Jack Classic.
Georgia (5-0) led Alcorn St. (4-2) in nearly every statistical category and built a comfortable 52-28 halftime edge. The Lady Bulldogs had eight players score, led by Miller, who was 11-of-16 from the field and 2-of-2 from 3-point range. Angie Ball finished with 17 points and Coco Miller added 15.
Alcorn State fell behind quickly, converting just 32 percent of its baskets and 27 percent of its 3-pointers. Daisha Reed was the team’s only double-digit scorer, finishing with 11 points on 4-of-14 shooting.
Georgia will play tournament host Stephen F. Austin, which easily beat Texas-Pan American 102-71, in Sunday’s title match at William R. Johnson Coliseum.