20-9, 10-6 Conf
22-7, 11-5 Conf

Georgia rips LSU to lock up first-round bye in SEC tournament

ATHENS, Ga. -- Khaalidah Miller scored 14 points to lead Georgia (No. 16 ESPN/USA Today, No. 18 AP) over LSU 62-46 Sunday, taking third place in the Southeastern Conference in the final regular-season game for both teams and also clinching the third seed in the conference tournament.

Jasmine Hassell added 12 points for the Lady Bulldogs (22-7, 11-5), and Meredith Mitchell had 10.

After trailing early, the Lady Bulldogs used a 13-0 run midway through the first half to take a lead they wouldn't relinquish. Georgia led by two points at the break but outscored LSU, who got within four points a couple of times, 36-23 to seal it in the second half.

The Lady Bulldogs clinched a first-round bye in the SEC tournament.

Courtney Jones and Adrienne Webb had 11 points apiece to pace the Lady Tigers (20-9, 10-6), who clinched the fourth seed and also grabbed a bye in next week's conference tournament.