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Landers earns 800th victory as Georgia women win

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ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - Andy Landers became the seventh Division I women's coach to reach 800 career victories when No. 8 Georgia beat Savannah State 94-57 on Tuesday night.

Landers is 800-268 in his 34 seasons at Georgia.

Jasmine James scored 18 points and Tiara Griffin added a career-high 15 for the Lady Bulldogs (5-0), who played their fourth games in seven days.

Andrietta Thomas led Savannah State (1-2) with 22 points.

Georgia led by as many as 38 points, forced 25 turnovers and outrebounded the Lady Tigers 44-26.

Georgia used a 16-2 run to take a 37-13 lead with 7:38 left in the first half. Griffin and fellow freshmen Marjorie Butler each scored six points to key the run.

Jasmine Hassell added 14 points for the Lady Bulldogs, who shot 50.7 percent from the field (38 of 75).

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