STATESBORO, Ga. – The Crimson Tide women’s basketball dominated Georgia Southern, 84-36, Sunday in Hanner Fieldhouse. Alabama’s victory is the largest on the road since Jan. 12, 1994, when they won at Troy, 119-43.
Alabama (4-0) had 10 different players score in the first road game of the season. Three seniors ended the day in double figures for the second consecutive game, with Meoshonti Knight leading all scorers with 14 points, while Hannah Cook chipped in 13 points and Quanetria Bolton rounded out with 10 points.
The Tide controlled the game from the opening tip, jumping out to a 10-0 lead just 2:30 into the contest and never looked back. They continued to build the advantage in the first half, taking a 45-21 lead into halftime after shooting 50 percent from the field.
In the second half, the Tide furthered its lead by doubling up the Eagles in the third quarter, 22-11, and outscoring GSU in the fourth, 17-4.
The UA defense held Georgia Southern to 24 percent shooting in the game.
Alabama will play in the Puerto Rico Clasico tournament against NC State on Thursday at 1:30 p.m. in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.