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No. 22 Georgia women power past SC State 74-58

By The Associated Press
ATHENS -- Tiaria Griffin had 16 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists, coming just short of a triple-double as No. 22 Georgia beat South Carolina State 74-58 Tuesday night.

Georgia (6-0) shot 49.1 percent from the field, with Erika Ford finishing with a career-high 23 points on 9 of 10 shooting. Khaalidah Miller added 11 with six assists for Georgia.

With the score tied at 6 early in the first half, Georgia erupted on a 17-0 run ignited by two 3-pointers from Ford to break the game open and coast out to a 42-25 advantage at the break.

South Carolina State (1-3) was 19 of 45 on field goal attempts and trailed by as much as 21 during the game. They were led by Kourtney Williams with 15 points and seven rebounds. Persephoe Goodwin and Cabriel Duran each scored 13.
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