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Georgetown College women's basketball team is still looking for a road win after a close lose Thursday to University of Rio Grande. Despite grabbing the largest lead of the game in the second half, the Tigers (6-13, 2-6 Mid-South Conference) were unable to hang, dropping their seventh straight game, 84-79.
The RedStorm (13-6, 4-4 MSC) held a 42-40 edge at the break, but Georgetown shook off its second half slow starts to grab a 59-50 advantage. Rio rallied and made it a close game again and eventually pulled away for the five-point win.
Georgetown won the battle of the boards, 42-35, but its woes from the free throw line hurt - 13-of-22 for 59.1 percent.
Around the league, University of the Cumberlands beat St. Catharine, 70-47, Shawnee State beat West Virginia Tech, 68-54, and the Campbellsville-Lindsey Wilson game was postponed.
The Tigers will stay on the road to battle Tech Saturday. Tip is set for 2 p.m.