GSW women remain perfect, defeat Florida Tech 65-56
WINTER PARK, Fla. - The Georgia Southwestern women's basketball team improved to 3-0 after a 65-56 win over previously unbeaten Florida Tech on Friday afternoon in the second game of the Rollins College Thanksgiving Classic. GSW had four players score in double digits, led by a game-high 16 points from Jessica Bivins.
Southwestern grabbed the lead, 8-6, with 17:45 remaining in the first half and never trailed the rest of the way. The Lady Hurricanes opened a 13-point advantage early in the second half before Florida Tech tied the game at 51-51 with just under seven minutes left in the contest.
The Lady Hurricanes closed out the afternoon on a 14-5 run.
GSW shot 40.6 percent from the floor for the game, while holding Tech to 29.3 percent.
Florida Tech (4-1) won the battle of the boards, 51-48, but Southwestern held a 34-18 bench points advantage.
Kristen Dixon led Florida Tech with 16 points.
Southwestern returns to the hardwood on Saturday afternoon to face tournament host Rollins College at 1 p.m.