Georgia Tech Travels To NC State With Full Week Of Rest
Yellow Jackets at Wolfpack, 2:30 p.m. ET, Feb. 17, ESPN2/ESPN3/WREK 91.1 FM
Feb. 15, 2013
Georgia Tech, which boasts the nation's seventh most-difficult schedule, will travel to Raleigh, N.C., for a rematch with the NC State Wolfpack at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Reynolds Coliseum. The contest with the `Pack can be seen regionally on ESPN2 or nationally on ESPN3.
After playing two games in the span of 39 hours last weekend, Georgia Tech is coming off its first bye of ACC play and has had a full week of rest. Junior Tyaunna Marshall led the Jackets the last time out with 19 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and four steals against No. 16 North Carolina. It was the fourth double-double in the last five games for Marshall, a streak that began in the Jackets' first matchup with NC State.
In the Jan. 27 contest against the Wolfpack in Atlanta, Marshall tallied 16 points and 11 rebounds. Sydney Wallace poured in 21 points, including four 3-pointers, but the Wolfpack pulled out a 78-66 win. Freshman Brittany Jackson added 17 points and tied the third best free throw line performance in school history, going 10-of-10 from the charity stripe.
GT TOP 10 SCORERS
The junior enters the NC State game with 1,384 career points and in 10th all-time at Tech. Janie Mitchell and Kate Brandt are tied for eighth all-time with 1,422 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 25 Yellow Jacket scorers.
The Upper Marlboro, Md., native has seven double-doubles this year and 12 for her career.
Over those four games, Marshall led Tech in points, rebounds and steals, and was second in assists. In those games, she averaged 22.0 points, 12.3 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 3.0 steals. 26 of her 49 rebounds in the four games were offensive.
FROM LONG RANGE
Stephanie Higgs is ninth with 86. Wallace has 35 triples this year and made 45 last year as a freshman.