Thursday, February 4, 2010
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Gwinnett Daily Post
ATHENS -- Jasmine James had a baseline drive with 1:23 to go in overtime and added a free throw with 39 seconds left to give No. 14 Georgia a 49-46 victory over No. 19 LSU on Thursday night.
James finished with 15 points for the Lady Bulldogs (19-4, 6-4 Southeastern Conference), who snapped a three-game losing streak.
Allison Hightower had 22 points to lead LSU (15-6, 4-5). Her basket with 4:06 to go in overtime was LSU's only field goal after the 5:02 mark left in regulation.
Neither team scored in the last 4 minutes of regulation and the score was tied at 42 heading into the extra period.
Georgia junior Porsha Phillips, who played as a freshman at LSU, scored on a putback with 3:50 to go in overtime and hit two free throws with 2:03 remaining.
LSU's Katherine Graham hit a pair of free throws with 1:39 to play, tying the score at 46.