ST. THOMAS, Virgin Islands — Monica McNutt scored 24 points to help No. 12 Georgetown beat Georgia Tech 67-58 on Thursday night in the Paradise Jam.
Trailing by one at the half, Georgetown (4-0) scored the first four points of the second half to take a 43-39 lead. Georgia Tech tied it at 47 midway through the period before the Hoyas scored the next five points to take a 52-47 lead with 8:48 left.
Alex Montgomery's layup cut the Yellow Jackets' deficit to three at 55-52 with 5:40 left. McNutt then took over, scoring eight straight points, including two 3-pointers, to put the game out of reach.
Tyaunna Marshall scored 17 points and Montgomery added 14 for Georgia Tech (2-3). The Yellow Jackets will face No. 4 Tennessee on Friday. It's the third straight ranked team they've faced after losing to No. 1 Connecticut on Sunday.
The Hoyas will play Missouri next.