Tyaunna Marshall leads Georgia Tech with 18 points
Yellow Jackets at Eagles, 12 p.m. ET, WREK 91.1 FM
Freshman Brittany Jackson leads Yellow Jackets with 22 points in 15 minutes
Marshall scores 37, refuses to let Georgia Tech lose on Senior Day
Junior Tyaunna Marshall scored 37 points, fourth most all-time by a Jacket
General: Has 10 career double-figure scoring games... Led team in scoring twice and once in rebounds... Started 23 games.
2012-13: Scored in double-digits 10 times... Netted career-best 19 in win over Washington (12/21)... ACC Rookie of the Week after 19 points in win over Washington... Made her first career start at No. 8 Georgia... Scored then-career-high 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting at UGA, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range... Made two threes and had an assist in a late Tech rally against Lady Bulldogs... Made two key 3-pointers against Quinnipiac, sparking Yellow Jacket offense... Scored 18 points in just 24 minutes in win at Wake Forest... Scored 14 points, including Tech's final nine points, at Boston College.
Prep: Played for four years at Central High School in Memphis, Tenn., for Niki Bray... Was team-captain for two years... Led Central to 2011 TSSAA AAA State Championship and 39-9 record... Selected to 2009 and 2011 Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Class AAA All-State teams... Named MVP of TSSAA Regional Tournament in 2011... Earned all-district accolades in 2010, 2011 and 2012... Lists winning 2011 state championship as her most memorable athletic accomplishment... WBCA honorable mention high school All-America in 2012... Ranked No. 24 nationally in class of 2012 by ESPN HoopGurlz and rated as the fourth-best wing player in the class... Played AAU for Team Memphis Elite.
Personal: Born March 25, 1994 in Greenville, S.C... Mother is Natarcha Pearson... Left handed... Has three siblings: Nazier Pearson, Lonso Whiteside and Jacari Whiteside... Chose Georgia Tech because of the location, the academics and the basketball program... Began playing basketball at age seven living in Greenville, S.C... Undecided major.