Lady Bulldogs Can't Take Down the Lady Tigers

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) _ DeWanna Bonner had 21 points and 13 rebounds
and Number Auburn snapped a three-game losing streak with a 82-52
win over Number 10 Georgia today.

The victory was the Tigers' first over a Top 10 team in five years.

Auburn (13-4, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) had five players score in double figures and held the Lady Bulldogs (14-2, 1-1) to 30 percent shooting.

It was Auburn's first win over a Top 10 team since a 64-36 victory over Number 8 Arkansas in 2003 and the first under fourth-year head coach Nell Fortner.

Bonner was effective inside and out, hitting two 3-pointers and helping limit Georgia All-American Tasha Humphrey to nine points and four rebounds.

Alli Smalley had 13 points and five assists for the Tigers, who made 20 of 23 free throws and 6 of 10 3-pointers.

Auburn also got 12 points apiece from Sherell Hobbs, Trevesha Jackson and Tamela McCorvey.

Ashley Houts led Georgia with 15 points, but she also committed
nine turnovers.


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