UNG women’s basketball team advances in PBC Tourney


DAHLONEGA – Vanessa Agrusa and Julianne Sutton each finished with a double-double as the University of North Georgia women’s basketball team advanced in the Peach Belt Conference tournament and sent Georgia College packing with a final score of 82-51 Wednesday night.

After trading baskets early in the game, North Georgia went on a hot streak and never lost it. Georgia College cut the lead down to nine in the second half, but UNG answered with a run of their own to stretch the lead back out to a comfortable margin.

– Tamera Thorpe and Imani Arnold finished with a team-high 18 points, while Abbie Franklin added 14. Agrusa’s double-double was 10 points and 10 rebounds, while Sutton’s was 11 and 11.
– UNG was 19-for-25 from the charity stripe in the game.
– The Nighthawks outscored GC in the paint, 38-18.

The Nighthawks are not done yet and will look for their next tournament win against Clayton State in the semifinals of the Peach Belt Tournament on Saturday at Augusta University’s Christenberry Fieldhouse. Tipoff is set for noon.

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