Lawrence was selected in second round by the Minnesota Lynx and later traded to the Las Vegas Aces
This is the second consecutive season that Lawrence has garnered the honor of Georgia Women's College Player of the Year.
Celena Taborn led all scorers with 18 points, making 9-of-15 shots.
Paladins retain lead in both races after solid winter seasons
The 13th-seeded Mercer Bears dropped a hard-fought 68-63 decision to 4th-seeded Georgia Lady Bulldogs on Saturday afternoon
Three teams were in action in postseason tournaments.
Tipoff is set for 7:00 p.m. ET at UNCA's Kimmel Arena.
Both programs will get their postseason started on Thursday.
No. 13-seeded Mercer will take on No. 4 Georgia on Saturday, March 17 in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament, as announced during Monday's selection show on ESPN.
Nineteen student-athletes honored for excellence in February
The Bears earned their first NCAA Tournament berth with the victory
Bears reach title game for third straight season