March 19, 2013
THE FLATS – Georgia Tech junior Tyaunna Marshall was named an All-Region nominee for the 2013 Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) Division I Coaches’ All-America Team announced Tuesday.
Marshall is one of seven nominees from region two and one of 52 nominees nationally. The 10-member WBCA Division I Coaches’ All-America Team will be announced on Saturday, April 6, during the NCAA Women’s Final Four Super Saturday festivities in New Orleans.
Marshall was named to the All-ACC first team and ACC All-Defensive team after averaging 18.1 points, 8.4 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 2.6 steals in 30 games for the Yellow Jackets in 2012-13.
The Upper Marlboro, Md., native ranks third in the conference in scoring (18.1 ppg), sixth in rebounding (8.4 rpg) and fourth in steals (2.6 spg). She is the only ACC player to rank in the conference’s top 10 in all three categories, the second straight season she has ranked in the league’s top 10 in all three categories.
Marshall’s 37 points in a comeback win over Miami at McCamish Pavilion Feb. 24 were the most points scored by an ACC player this season. She finished the year with nine double-doubles, 10 games with at least 20 points and double-digit points in 28 of 30 games. Marshall was named ACC Player of the Week three times which tied for the most in the conference.
In nine games against ranked opponents this year, Marshall averaged 18.6 points, 7.8 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.4 steals. Her 542 points are the fourth-most in a single season by a player in Tech history and she climbed from outside the top 25 to eighth on the Yellow Jackets’ all-time scoring list with 1,520 career points. Marshall also became just the fifth Jacket to score at least 1,500 points and grab at least 600 rebounds during her career on the Flats.
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