ATHENS, Ga. – Tiaria Griffin scored 15 points, including four free throws in the final minute, and No. 19 Georgia, which led by 23 points in the first half, held off No. 16 Michigan State 69-60 on Sunday.
Michigan State twice cut the lead to five points in the final minute with baskets by Tori Jankoska, who had 16 points. Georgia iced the win with free throws.
Aerial Powers had 18 points and nine rebounds for the Spartans (5-2), ending her streak of six straight double-doubles.
Krista Donald had 12 points for Georgia (10-0). Michigan State settled for a split against Georgia state teams following a home win over Georgia Tech on Thursday night.
Georgia's big lead was 36-13 late in the first half.