Georgia women knock off No. 22 Florida 74-63
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Tiaria Griffin scored 28 points and Georgia beat No. 22 Florida 74-63 on Sunday.
Griffin was 8 of 17 from the field, but six of those came from beyond the arc. She added eight rebounds and three assists for the Lady Bulldogs (20-7, 8-6 SEC). Shacobia Barbee scored 20 points with eight rebounds, four assists and five steals.
Florida led 32-27 at intermission, but Georgia scored the first six points after the break, then after a few minutes of back-and-forth, the Lady Bulldogs took over. Barbee’s jumper tied it at 38, which started a seven-point spurt and Georgia led 51-46 after three.
The lead was as big as 13 in the fourth quarter and Florida never really threatened late.
Ronni Williams led Florida (20-7, 8-6) with 18 points. The Gators, who came in averaging 80.5 points per game, shot 4 of 18 from beyond the arc.