Yellow Jackets Host Cavaliers Thursday Night
Georgia Tech (8-6, 1-2 ACC) vs. Virginia (9-5, 1-2 ACC), Jan. 10, 7 p.m., ESPN3/WREK 91.1 FM
Jan. 9, 2013
Georgia Tech will try to level its ACC play for the first time this season when the Virginia Cavaliers come to McCamish Pavilion for a 7 p.m. matchup Thursday night on ESPN3 and WREK 91.1 FM.
The Jackets have won two straight against the `Hoos and three of the last four against UVa. Georgia Tech head coach MaChelle Joseph is 5-1 against Virginia in Atlanta and the Jackets have won seven of the last nine vs. the Cavaliers in Atlanta.
For the second straight game, Tech was efficient and hot from the floor in the first half. After recording 16 assists on 20 first half field goals against Florida State, Tech notched 11 assists on 15 first half field goals at Clemson. However, against the Lady Tigers, the Jackets remained red-hot in the second half, cruising to an 81-59 win.
The game against Clemson was the best offensive performance of the year for the Jackets who finished the game with season-highs of 81 points, 53.7 percent shooting and eight 3-pointers.
Sydney Wallace led the way at CU with 19 points on 6-of-12 shooting, including 3-of-5 from 3-point range.
300 ON TAP
JUST WARMING UP
FROM LONG RANGE
TAKING & GIVING RECORDS
Entering the Virginia game on Jan. 10, Maye has 251 career assists. Anita Malone currently ranks 10th on the all-time assists list with 310.
Maye has 152 career steals heading into the contest with the Cavaliers. Joyce Pierce is currently 10th on the Tech all-time steals list with 194.
POSTING AN SOS
After playing at North Carolina Sunday, Jan. 6, Virginia Tech passed Georgia Tech for the toughest in the conference. The Hokies' schedule is ranked fifth.
Five of Georgia Tech's six losses come to teams ranked 19 or higher in this week's AP poll. The fifth is to Syracuse who is 12-1 and receiving votes.
Through games of Jan. 9, Marshall is second in scoring with 15.9 ppg, fifth in rebounding with 8.3 rpg and tied for 12th in steals with 2.2 spg.