THE FLATS – Georgia Tech women’s basketball returns to action with a midweek game at Wake Forest on Thursday. Tip inside LJVM Coliseum is slated for 8 p.m. on the ACC Network with Jenn Hildreth and Kelly Gramlich on the call.
Tech (6-3, 4-2 ACC) is coming off a short break after having a pair of games postponed due to opponents remaining in Covid-19 protocol. The Yellow Jackets last played on Jan. 10, defeating Virginia Tech in come-from-behind fashion, 56-54, in McCamish Pavilion. With the win, Tech has won two-straight and looks to carry momentum into Thursday’s game. Lotta-Maj Lahtinen continues to pace Tech’s offense, averaging 16.2 points per game, while Lorela Cubaj averages a double-double behind 13.7 points and 11.9 rebounds per game.
Wake Forest (7-4, 4-3 ACC) has won three of its past four games, most recently edging out Virginia Tech, 67-64, in Blacksburg. The Demon Deacons are 3-0 when competing at home this season with their last victory in Winston-Salem coming against Boston College, 68-48, on Jan. 10. Three Deacs are averaging double-figures on the season, led by Ivana Raca with 16.6 points per game. Raca also leads the team on the glass, securing 9.9 rebounds per game on average.
Georgia Tech leads the all-time series against Wake Forest, 45-26, and has taken seven of the past 10. The Jackets and Demon Deacons split the regular season meetings last season with each team taking their respective home game. WFU holds the slight advantage in the series when competing in Winston-Salem, 18-15.
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