THE FLATS — The Georgia Tech women’s basketball welcomes MTSU to McCamish Pavilion on Sunday for a matinee at 1 p.m. prior to the men’s game at 6 p.m. against Tennessee.
Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (7-1) vs. MTSU Blue Raiders (4-1)
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TV: ACC Network Extra
Parking: Available in the following lots on a first-come, first-serve basis: McCamish, 8th Street, Family Housing Deck and Fowler Street. ****Please note, patrons staying for the men’s game will need to relocate their vehicle if they do not have a parking pass for the men’s game****
1. Georgia Tech plays game two of this three-game homestand welcoming MTSU to McCamish Pavilion for the third time in program history Sunday afternoon. The game tips at 1 p.m. and will be streamed on ACC Network Extra.
2. The Jackets and Blue Raiders have met four times in program history, including twice last season. Tech has taken all four decisions, including a regular season matchup at MTSU last December and a postseason matchup in the WNIT in March in McCamish.
3. The Jackets are coming off the first-ever program win over Purdue last Thursday in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. Three Jackets finished in double-figure scoring as Tech topped head coach MaChelle Joseph‘s alma mater in fashion.
4. Georgia Tech is led in scoring this season by two players averaging double-figures: Francesca Pan (12.5 ppg) and Zaire O’Neil (11.4 ppg). Elo Edeferioka continues to lead the Jackets on the boards, pulling down 6.0 rpg.
5. Head coach MaChelle Joseph is in her 15th season on The Flats and carries an all-time career record of 281-178. Joseph is the all-time winningest coach in program history and holds the highest winning percentage in Yellow Jacket history at 60.9 percent.
A WIN WOULD….
-Be the fifth-straight win over MTSU and push Tech’s all-time record against the Blue Raiders to 5-0
-Keep Tech’s record at home this season unblemished and move it to 5-0
-Mark the 282nd win of Coach Joseph’s career
-Be the 657th all-time program win in Georgia Tech women’s basketball history and move the Yellow Jackets to 657-604 overall
LAST TIME THEY MET
Georgia Tech and MTSU met twice last season – once in regular season play in Murfreesboro and again in March in the WNIT in Atlanta. In the last meeting, Tech defeated MTSU in the third round of the WNIT to clinch a spot in the quarterfinals. Francesca Pan and Zaire O’Neil led the Jackets in both games against MTSU last season. In the two contests, O’Neil averaged 16.0 ppg, while Pan posted 13.0 ppg. Elo Edeferioka was right behind them, posting 9.5 ppg and a team-best 7.5 rpg. Tech out-rebounded MTSU in the two games, 76-62, and shot 45.8 percent from the floor in the games combined.