Georgia Tech withstands late rally, defeats Terps

Strickland's 32 points not enough in 73-67 loss

State women

January 24, 2000|By FROM STAFF REPORTS

Regina Tate scored 11 of her 15 points in the first half as Georgia Tech downed Maryland, 73-67, yesterday in a women's Atlantic Coast Conference game at Cole Field House in College Park.

The Yellow Jackets (11-7, 4-4) led 34-22 at halftime and 62-42 with 4: 54 left after an 11-0 run.

The Terps (11-7, 3-5) rallied over the final 1: 05 behind five three-pointers from Marche Strickland, who finished with a career-high 32 points.

Strickland was 11-for-17 from the field, including 6-for-9 from behind the arc.

Holy Cross 69, Navy 57: Four players scored 11 points apiece as the host Crusaders (12-6, 3-1) defeated the Midshipmen (2-13, 0-3) in a Patriot League game.

Navy's Erica Hayes led all scorers with 23 points and added nine rebounds.

The Midshipmen out-rebounded Holy Cross, 33-28, but committed 27 turnovers.

Washington & Lee 70, Villa Julie 43: Jessica Morton had 19 points and Jessica Mentz 13 as the Generals defeated the host Mustangs.

Delena DeShields had a game-high 23 points for Villa Julie, which went to the foul line just eight times, compared to Washington & Lee's 25 attempts.

The two teams combined for 53 turnovers.

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