ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Alli Smalley scored 22 points, including a
tiebreaking three-point play, and Auburn beat No. 22 Georgia 63-58
on Thursday night.
Smalley, who had 16 points in the second half, matched her
season high as Auburn snapped a two-game slide and stopped Georgia from clinching a first-round bye in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Morgan Jennings and Blanche Alverson each had 10 points for
Auburn (15-13, 8-7). Smalley added four steals and five assists.
Freshman Khaalidah Miller made six 3-pointers and finished with
20 points for Georgia (20-8, 10-5).
Smalley's three-point play gave the Tigers a 61-58 lead with
1:17 remaining. Jasmine James missed two 3-pointers for Georgia in
the final 30 seconds, and Smalley added two free throws with 5
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