March 25, 2009
– Georgia Tech ends its season with a 23-10 overall record. Tuesday was the first meeting between the two schools.
– The Yellow Jackets are now 2-5 all-time in the NCAA Tournament, including a 2-3 record under Head Coach MaChelle Joseph.
– Georgia Tech finished the season 0-4 with the game tied at halftime.
– Deja Foster was Georgia Tech’s leading scorer with 15 points. She was averaging 9.1 per game.
– Jacqua Williams, who is the team’s active leading scorer with 12 points per game, scored just one point against Oklahoma on 0-9 shooting.
– Oklahoma limited the Yellow Jackets to just 1-13 shooting behind the arc (7.7%).
– Georgia Tech was shooting 30.7% on the season from three-point range.
– Georgia Tech also lost its shooting touch in the second half, converting only 5-29 shots (17.2%).
– Georgia Tech fell in an early hole, allowing a 14-4 run in the first 8:10. During the stretch, the Yellow Jackets shot just 2-11 and missed their first six shots. The Yellow Jackets fought back in the first half, using an 11-4 run from the 9:01-6:04 mark, making the deficit 22-19. Two Sasha Goodlett free throws with 32 seconds left gave Georgia Tech its first lead at 29-28.
– Georgia Tech shared the ball well in the first half, recording 10 assists on 12 made baskets.
– The Yellow Jackets hit the offensive glass early as well, turning eight offensive boards into seven second chance points, compared to Oklahoma’s three offensive rebounds to just one Sooner second chance point.
– The second half started the same as the first for Georgia Tech, as the Yellow Jackets made just one of their first 12 shots, allowing Oklahoma to build a double-digit lead at 46-34.