Georgia Tech Hosts Virginia Tech Friday Night
Yellow Jackets (10-12, 3-8 ACC) vs. Hokies (7-14, 1-9 ACC), 8:30 p.m. ET, ACC RSN/WREK 91.1 FM
Feb. 7, 2013
Georgia Tech will be trying to extend its current winning streak to three games when the Yellow Jackets host the Virginia Tech Hokies on student appreciation night at McCamish Pavilion. The two Techs will tip off at 8:30 p.m., and can be seen on the ACC's Regional Sports Networks. There will be free pizza and giveaways for Georgia Tech students.
The Jackets will also be trying for their seventh consecutive win over the Hokies in Virginia Tech's first visit to Atlanta since Jan. 31, 2010.
Junior Tyaunna Marshall and sophomore Sydney Wallace can both crack Georgia Tech career top 10 lists against the Hokies on Friday night. Marshall enters the contest with 1,350 points and needs just 14 to tie Sasha Goodlett for 10th all-time at Georgia Tech. Wallace has knocked down 77 career 3-pointers and needs just two to tie Christie Finney for 10th all-time. Wallace has made 14 3-pointers in the last three games.
Marshall earned her second ACC Player of the Week award after posting two double-doubles in a pair of wins last week. She averaged 26.5 points, 13.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 3.5 steals per game in wins over Wake Forest and at Virginia.
1,000 CAREER POINTS
Marshall currently has 1,350 points and has scored in double digits in 74 of 92 career games.
GT TOP 10 SCORERS
The junior enters the Virginia Tech game with 1,350 career points and in 12th all-time at Tech. Sasha Goodlett ranks 10th with 1,364 points all-time. The full list of Georgia Tech career scoring leaders can be found on page 11.
Marshall began the season with 978 points and outside of the top 26 Yellow Jacket scorers.
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