- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 10, 2002

PISCATAWAY, N.J. The Hoyas sent the Scarlet Knights to their seventh straight loss last night with a 67-57 victory.
Nok Duany of Georgetown (9-5, 1-2 Big East) led all scorers with 24 points. Lesley Walker added 17 points and eight assists, and Mary Lisicky added 16. Rutgers (4-9, 1-2 Big East) was without senior Davalyn Cunningham for the third consecutive game.
But the Scarlet Knights took a 14-7 lead at the 10:23 mark of the first half. Georgetown then scored seven straight points over the next 2:32 to tie the game at 14. In the final three minutes of the first half, the Hoyas went on a 10-0 run to extend to a 30-20 lead at intermission.
Center Amber Petillon kept the Scarlet Knights in the game, scoring six points in the first half with three rebounds. She finished with a career-high 13 points on 3-for-5 shooting from the floor.
and eight rebounds, tying her personal-best. Mauri Horton, Rutgers' second-leading scorer for the season at 13.2 points per game, paced the Scarlet Knights with 15 points on 6-for-18 shooting. Nikki Jett contributed 10 points and three assists.
Georgetown stretched its lead at the start of the second half, scoring the first five points to take a 35-20 lead with 18:34 left, and never looked back.
The Hoyas led by as much as 22 and the Scarlet Knights never got closer than 10 for the rest of the way.



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