Women's College Basketball

       === Lucas lifts Penn State to bounce-back win over Georgetown ===
 University  Park, PA  (Sports Network) - Maggie Lucas scored 26 of her career-
 high  39  points in the  first half, powering 10th-ranked  Penn State to a big
 early lead and a 97-74 rout of Georgetown.
 Lucas  finished 11-of-21 from the field and her 39 points marked the most ever
 --  men's  or women's  -- at  the Bryce  Jordan Center.  Alex Bentley added 23
 points  for the  Lady Lions (7-2), who bounced back from Thursday's 67-52 loss
 at Connecticut with their second win in three games.
 Sugar  Rodgers  scored 24 points for  Georgetown (7-3), which had a three-game
 win streak halted.
 Rodgers  drilled a three for the game's first points and Georgetown held a 9-8
 lead  just under  three minutes into the contest. Lucas followed with the next
 seven points in Penn State's 10-0 run and the Lady Lions never trailed again.
 Lucas  hit  5-of-10 from beyond the  arc in the  first half and the Lady Lions
 connected  on  51.4 percent  overall in  the opening  20 minutes while holding
 Georgetown to just 26.5 percent from the field.
 Penn  State built a 53-25 cushion at the break and led by as many as 35 in the
 second half.
 12/09 16:03:05 ET

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