AUSTIN MILLER | ASST. SPORTS EDITOR
After a slow start, the Butler Bulldogs women’s basketball team finished strong to beat Georgetown University 63-58 Sunday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse for its sixth consecutive victory.
The Bulldogs fell behind early once again, trailing 28-14 late in the first half before closing on a 20-4 run to take a two-point lead going into halftime.
Strong defensive play was the mark once again for Butler, who improved to 8-0 when holding the opponent to 60 points or less.
Senior forward Ijeoma Uchendu dominated on the inside, posting 20 points and 15 rebounds, including 10-12 from the free throw line.
Butler also received strong performances from sophomore guard Loryn Goodwin (19 points, 7-8 FT’s) and junior forward Andriana Moore, who came off the bench to score six points and grab eight rebounds.
Georgetown was paced by Dorothy Adomako with 15 points.
The win moves Butler to 10-9 overall and 6-2 in the Big East. The Bulldogs are now off for a week before beginning a stretch of three consecutive road games at Xavier University next Sunday.