Georgia Ladies Lose to Vanderbilt

Sunday Feb 3, 2008
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) -- Christina Wirth scored 18 points to lead
Vanderbilt to a 61-54 win over Number 17 Georgia in Southeastern
Conference play today.
Jennifer Risper added 13 for Vanderbilt (16-6, 5-2 SEC),
including three free throws in the final minute when Georgia (16-6,
3-4 SEC) was trying desperately to rally.
Tasha Humphrey led the Lady Dogs with 17 points and nine
rebounds before fouling out with 1:29 to play. Ashley Houts scored
13.
Georgia took a brief lead at 44-43 with 8:13 to play but the
Lady Dogs went eight minutes between field goals and seven minutes
without a point.
The loss was the third straight for Georgia, only the third
three-game losing streak in Andy Landers' 30 years as head coach.
Georgia started 13-0 but has lost six of its last nine games.

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