ATHENS, Ga. -- Merritt Hempe scored a career-high 18 points, 14 in the first half, as No. 16 Georgia whooped Kennesaw State 91-32 on Sunday.
Georgia only made two field goals in the first 4:30 of the second half, but then went on a 25-0 run and took a commanding 74-20 lead. Tiaria Griffin made three 3-pointers during the stretch that saw six different players score.
Shacobla Barbee and Griffin had 13 apiece for Georgia (10-0) while Khaalidah Miller and Halle Washington added 12 each.
Georgia led 45-11 at halftime after holding Kennesaw State to 18.2 percent shooting (4 of 22) and forcing 16 turnovers.
Kennesaw State (1-8) did not score until the 13:58 mark of the first half and trailed 7-2. Kristina Wells and Bria Young led the Owls with 12 points each.
The win gave Georgia its eighth-best start in the program's history and its 20th all-time 10-game winning streak.
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