Spokane, WA (Sports Network) - Shacobia Barbee finished with 20 points to lift
the fourth-seeded Georgia Lady Bulldogs to a 65-60 decision over the fifth-
seeded Iowa State Cyclones in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the
McCarthey Athletic Center.
Anne Marie Armstrong chipped in 13 points and five rebounds for Georgia
(27-6), which will advance to play the winner of the Stanford and Michigan
matchup in the Sweet 16.
Anna Prins paced ISU (24-9) with 23 points while Chelsea Poppens posted a
double-double of 14 points and 17 boards. Hallie Christofferson had 12 points
in the setback.
In a back-and-forth first half, neither team managed to gain a lead of more
than four points. The game went into the intermission tied up at 32 after
Georgia shot 44 percent from beyond the arc and the Cyclones hit 5-of-16 from
The Lady Bulldogs began the second stanza on a 12-4 run to take an eight-point
lead. ISU jumped back in front after it generated a 19-1 run of its own, but
Georgia made two more field goal attempts and one more free-throw try in the
second half to escape with the five-point win.
The Cyclones lost despite holding a 44-35 edge in the rebounding battle.
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