There are tough losses, and then there is what happened to Carver College on Tuesday. Georgia Southern Eagles women's basketball team defeated the Carver College Cougars, 133-15. The 118-point difference marks the second-largest margin of victory in NCAA history by a Division I team in women's college basketball, according to ESPN Stats and Information.
The largest margin of victory took place in 2018, when Savannah State beat Wesleyan (Ga.), 155-26.
Carver is a small, historically Black Bible college and is part of the National Christian College Athletic Association. Carver had a 12 percent field goal percentage in the loss, went 2-18 from three and went one for six from the free throw line. Taiyee Treasure was the leading scorer for the Cougars with nine points.
On the other side, it was obviously a much different story. Georgia Southern had a 60 percent field goal percentage, was 5-19 from three and went 22-24 from the three-point line. A whopping 78 of their points came from 49 turnovers from the Cougars, according to the Atlanta-Journal Constitution.
Rachel Johnson and Constance Thomas came off the bench with 18 points and 17 points, respectively, for Georgia Southern.
The Eagles started the contest up 33-0 in second quarter and went into halftime with a 60-5 lead. With the blowout win, Georgia Southern set a program record for fewest points allowed in a single game.