WASHINGTON — Cold shooting cost Creighton in Friday’s Big East game at Georgetown.

The Bluejays shot 29.4 percent from the field and trailed nearly the entire way in a 62-53 loss.

Creighton missed 25 of its first 31 shots from the field, falling behind 37-20 midway through the third quarter.

The only time the Bluejays led was when Audrey Faber hit a 3-pointer to start the game. But Creighton would go on to shoot 18.5 percent (5 of 27) in the first half. The Jays were 2 of 15 from 3-point territory in that half.

CU, however, made a late push.

Georgetown led 55-40 with less than three minutes to go before Creighton’s 13-2 run.

Faber started the surge with a 3-pointer, then Jaylyn Agnew, who missed her first seven field goals, made back-to-back layups to cut the deficit to 57-49 with 54 seconds left. And when Olivia Elger sank three free throws with 32 seconds left, the Bluejay deficit was 57-53.

But in the final 30 seconds, Georgetown hit four free throws and Creighton missed a pair of 3-pointers. The Jays finished 8 of 30 from behind the arc.

Elger led Creighton with 17 points off the bench while Faber added 13 points and five rebounds.

Dorothy Adomako, Georgetown’s 6-foot-1 senior, led the Hoyas with 23 points and 13 rebounds. Dionna White added 13 points and eight rebounds.

Creighton, which has lost three straight, dropped to 4-6 in league play and 10-11 overall. The Jays play at Villanova on Sunday.

Creighton (10-11, 4-6)...................7     9 14  23—53

At Georgetown (10-11, 4-6).........12 14 19 17—62

CU: Rembao 0-1 1-2 1, Carda 1-9 0-0 3, Agnew 3-11 2-4 8, Griglione 0-0 0-0 0, Faber 4-13 2-2 13, Saunders 0-0 0-0 0, Elger 3-8 8-8 17, Kissinger 2-5 0-0 5, Turner 1-2 0-0 2, Brotzki 1-2 2-2 4. Totals: 15-51 15-18 53.

GU: Smith 2-5 0-0 4, White 5-16 2-3 13, Kelava 2-4 0-0 4, Venson 3-10 0-2 7, Adomako 9-22 4-5 23, Jones 2-5 0-0 5, Kovacikova 2-4 0-0 6. Totals: 25-66 6-10 62.

3-point field goals: CU 8-30 (Carda 1-4, Agnew 0-8, Faber 3-10, Elger 3-5, Kissinger 1-3), GU 6-20 (Smith 0-1, White 1-7, Venson 1-4, Adomako 1-3, Jones 1-2, Kovacikova 2-3. Rebounds: CU 41 (Carda 9, Agnew 9), GU 38 (Adomako 13). Assists: CU 10 (Agnew 4), GU 12 (White 7).

A: 649.

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