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No. 20 Georgetown women beat West Virginia 64-54
Tuesday, Jan 24, 2012

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP)—Ta’Shauna “Sugar” Rodgers and Tia Magee both scored 17 points to lead No. 20 Georgetown to a 64-54 victory over West Virginia on Tuesday night.

Christal Caldwell had 25 points and nine rebounds for West Virginia, one rebound short of extending her double-double streak to eight games.

The Mountaineers (14-6, 4-3 Big East) led by one point at halftime but Georgetown (16-5, 5-3) pulled away with a 16-4 run in middle of the second half.

The Hoyas traded baskets with the Mountaineers for the first 7 minutes of the second half, and West Virginia even appeared to grab the momentum when Taylor Palmer hit a 3-pointer from the wing with 12:50 to go.

But Magee’s layup with 8:52 left gave the Hoyas the lead for good, and Georgetown extended it to as many as 13 points.

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 Georgetown
Tia Magee Tia Magee
6-14,  17 Pts
1 Rebs, 2 Assists
 West Virginia
Christal Caldwell Christal Caldwell
6-14,  25 Pts
9 Rebs, 0 Assists

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