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Road, Sweet Road: Hoyas continue winning ways away with dominant performance in Providence

January 31, 2016


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The Georgetown women’s basketball team (11-9, 4-6 Big East) dominated on the road Friday night as the Hoyas beat the punchless Providence Friars (4-16, 0-10 Big East) 82-51 in Rhode Island. The Hoyas were led on the attack by sophomore guard Dorothy Adomako, who scored a season-high 24 points. Freshman guard Dionna White also had an efficient night on the court, scoring 17 points of her own.

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The Hoyas had a solid night shooting the ball, shooting 46.3 percent from the floor. They were lights out in the first half, shooting just over 62 percent in the period. However, both defenses stepped it up in the final quarter. Only three field goals total were scored, two of which were scored by Providence.

Providence was unable to match the Hoyas’ offensive prowess throughout the game, as the Friars shot just 36.4 percent from the floor.

Georgetown was also able to dominate on the boards. The Hoyas almost doubled up on the Friars on the glass, out rebounding Providence by a mark of 48-26. Additionally, the Hoya defense caused 16 turnovers, including eight steals.

The Hoyas moved two games clear of .500 with the win Friday. After the victory, the Hoyas are now 11-9 on the season, and draw closer to even with a 4-6 record in conference play.

Georgetown will end its two game road stint on Sunday against the Creighton Blue Jays (10-11, 4-5 Big East) on Sunday at 2:00p.m.



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