Feb. 13, 2011
Today’s starters: G-Metra Walthour, G-Ty Marshall, G-Mo Bennett, F-Deja Foster, C-LaQuananisha Adams
Final Score: Georgia Tech 74 – NC State 65
Nice Uniforms: The Yellow Jackets wore their special pink uniforms and pink sneakers for today’s game.
National Audience: Tech played its first game ever on ESPN2 on the Alexander Memorial Coliseum floor, though it was regionally-televised, fans around the nation were able to view the game as part of wrap-around coverage.
Thanks Bench: Georgia Tech received an impressive 38 points off the bench, though they mostly came from two usual starters in Alex Montgomery and Sasha Goodlett.
Turning Turnovers into Points: Tech, who is averaging 21.7 points off turnovers this season, recorded 27 points Sunday off the Wolfpack miscues.
Lots of Shots: The Yellow Jackets recorded a season-high 82 field-goal attempts from the field but shot only 34.1%.
Crashing the Boards: The Yellow Jackets topped 50 rebounds for the fourth time this season.
Holding A Lead: Georgia Tech led by 24 points with 9:56 left in the game, only to watch NC State cut the lead to seven points with 15 seconds remaining.
Home Court Advantage: Tech moved to 13-2 at home this season and is 94-26 in the AMC under head coach MaChelle Joseph.
The win tonight…
Gives Georgia Tech a 277-174 (.614) mark all-time in home games.
Gives Georgia Tech a 50-61 (.450) record under head coach MaChelle Joseph in ACC games.
Gives the Yellow Jackets a 19-40 all-time against NC State.
Gives Tech a 150-304 (.330) record against Atlantic Coast Conference opponents.
Gives head coach MaChelle Joseph’s record to 148-94 (.612), all time at Georgia Tech.
The 2010-11 senior class moved in to second place in program history with 86 victories. They only trail last years’ seniors, who recorded 88 victories in their four seasons on The Flats.
Georgia Tech close out its two-game homestand with a Thursday night matchup against Clemson beginning at 7p.m.
Senior Alex Montgomery
… Did not start for the first time this season.
… Recorded her 82nd career double digit scoring game.
… Registered her 18th career double-double and ninth this season.
… Moved in to seventh place all-time in the record books with 768 career rebounds.
Junior Metra Walthour
… Finished with at least four assists for the 17th time this season.
… Has grabbed at least three steals 14 times this season.
Senior Deja Foster
… Recorded her 36th career double figure scoring effort.
Freshman Tyaunna Marshall
… Finished in double figure scoring for the 20th time this season.
… Has recorded at least five rebounds in three of her last four games.
Junior Sasha Goodlett
… Finished with her second double digit rebounding effort of the season and fifth of her career.