Feb. 17, 2011
Today’s starters: G-Metra Walthour, G-Ty Marshall, G-Alex Montgomery, F-Deja Foster, C-Sasha Goodlett
Final Score: Georgia Tech 72 – Clemson 46
Magic No. 20: This victory gives Georgia Tech at least 20 for the fifth straight season.
ACC Wins: The Yellow Jackets will finish with at least eight wins in the ACC for the third straight year and for the fourth time in the last five years.
Nice Shoes: For the third straight game, the Yellow Jackets wore their special Nike pink sneakers.
Sharing The Rock: As a team, the Yellow Jackets recorded 19 assists but spread the wealth with four Jackets dishing out at least three assists.
Taking The Rock: Georgia Tech forced its opponent in to 20 or more turnovers for the fifth straight game and recorded 16 steals against Clemson.
Swatting The Rock: The Jackets tied its season high with seven blocked shots against Clemson. The seven blocked shots were recorded by seven different players.
Bench Comes Through: The Yellow Jackets got 33 points off the bench, including 10 from Chelsea Regins.
Owning The Boards: Tech has now out-rebounded its opponent in 23 of 28 games this season.
Home Sweet Home: Georgia Tech tied its most wins at home (14) since head coach MaChelle Joseph took over the program.
The win tonight…
Gives Georgia Tech a 278-174 (.615) mark all-time in home games.
Gives Georgia Tech a 51-61 (.455) record under head coach MaChelle Joseph in ACC games.
Gives the Yellow Jackets a 24-42 all-time against Clemson.
Gives Tech a 151-304 (.332) record against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents.
Gives head coach MaChelle Joseph’s record to 149-94 (.613), all time at Georgia Tech.
The 2010-11 senior class moved in to second place in program history with 87 victories. They only trail last years’ seniors, who recorded 88 victories in their four seasons on The Flats.
Georgia Tech will hit the road for the last time during the regular season next Thursday, Feb. 24 for a meeting with North Carolina. Tip is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Senior Alex Montgomery
… Recorded her 83rd career double digit scoring effort.
Junior Metra Walthour
… Finished with at least four assists for the 18th time this season.
… Has recorded at least five assists in four of the last five games.
Senior Deja Foster
… Has recorded at least six rebounds in her last four games
Junior Sasha Goodlett
… Finished with her 34th career double-figure scoring game.
Junior Chelsea Regins
… Finished in double figures for the fourth time this season and seventh time in her career.
Freshman Dawnn Maye
… Recorded a career-high five steals in the win.
… Finished with most points (8) since recording nine against Tennessee State.