November 29, 2008

Lady Hurricanes win third straight

The Georgia Southwestern women's basketball team notched their third straight victory with a 71-61 win over the University of Puerto Rico-Bayamon in St. Petersburg, Fla. on Saturday afternoon.

GSW junior guard Brittany Reynolds recorded a double-double with 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead three Lady 'Canes in double figures. Reynolds connected on 6-of-7 shots from the floor, including both of her three point attempts. Brandi Burris added 16 points and Whitley Wiltz tallied 10 points with seven rebounds.

The Lady 'Canes controlled the boards, nearly doubling Puerto Rico-Bayamon, 51-26. GSW had 20 second chance points compared to two by Bayamon. Both teams shot well from the floor. Southwestern held a 45.5 to 41.5 field goal percentage advantage.

GSW (4-1), off to their best start since 2004-05, travels to Pensacola Christian on Tuesday.

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