After injuries forced her to stop playing, Jackie Stiles searched for ways to fill the void. In her first season as an assistant at Loyola Marymount, she's finding that coaching just might satisfy her competitive drive.
Porsha Phillips and Khaalidah Miller each scored 15 points, and No. 18 Georgia used a balanced offense to beat Loyola Marymount 76-44 in the championship game of the Westside Thanksgiving Classic on Saturday.
Courtney Vandersloot had 17 points and eight assists, and Gonzaga (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) held Loyola Marymount scoreless for more than 9 minutes in the first half on the way to a 73-40 victory on Thursday night.