No. 24 Georgetown Holds Off Louisville

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Sugar Rodgers scored 13 points and No. 24 Georgetown held off a late rally by Louisville for a 60-56 win on Saturday that capped the Hoyas' first week as a ranked team since the 1992-93 season.

The teams were involved in a skirmish during pregame warmups, and the officials warned both teams before tipoff and called the game tightly throughout.

Monica McNutt added 11 points for the Hoyas (15-2, 4-0 Big East), who entered the game first in the country in steals and turnover margin. They forced the Cardinals into 30 turnovers and took their biggest lead at 41-25 early in the second half.

Keshia Hines had 15 points and 12 rebounds for the Cardinals (10-7, 2-2), who entered the game 4-0 all-time against the Hoyas. Monique Reid added 15 points and Becky Burke scored 11 of her 14 points in the second half.

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