Nov. 20, 2007
ATLANTA – The undefeated Georgia Tech women’s basketball team will host Northwestern (1-3) Wednesday, Nov. 21 at Alexander Memorial Coliseum. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m., and fans can listen to all the action on WREK radio (91.1 FM in Atlanta/www.wrek.org). The game will also be available for viewing on ACCSelect.
The Yellow Jackets (3-0) and the Wildcats will meet for the second consecutive season. Last season, Tech defeated Northwestern, 82-68, at Welsh-Ryan Arena in Evanston, Ill. Former Tech standout Stephanie Higgs scored a game-high 36 points to lead the Jackets to a road win. The overall series is tied at one apiece, with Northwestern winning the first-ever meeting between the schools in 1993.
Tech is coming off a 59-49 win over Temple University on Sunday. Janie Mitchell finished with 20 points and seven rebounds and Jill Ingram added 12 points, including the final nine Jacket points, off the bench to help lead Tech to the win.
The Jackets have opened with a 3-0 record for the fourth season in a row under head coach MaChelle Joseph, and only the 12th time in the program’s history.
Georgia Tech will enjoy a long holiday weekend before traveling to Iowa for a Wednesday, Nov. 28 match up against the Hawkeyes in the inaugural Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The game is scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. and will be aired on the Big Ten Network.
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