CINCINNATI (Ticker) -- Jennifer Phillips scored seven of her 11 points in overtime as 16th-ranked Xavier posted an 86-84 Atlantic 10 Conference victory over George Washington.
Quiet for most of the game, Phillips came alive in the extra session, scoring six of her club's first eight points. Her layup with 44 seconds to play gave the Lady Musketeers the lead for good, 86-84.
Taru Tuukkanen netted 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Xavier (19-2, 9-1 Atlantic 10), which avenged an earlier loss this season to the Colonials and won its 12th straight game overall.
Nicole Levandusky added 18 points for the Lady Musketeers, who shot 45 percent (30-of-67) and held a 47-41 rebounding advantage.
Erica Lawrence had 24 points and 13 rebounds and Kristeena Alexander scored 16 points for George Washington (16-7, 10-1), which shot 47 percent (34-of-73).