THE FLATS – Georgia Tech sophomore guard Tonie Morgan was named to the Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team. Morgan averaged a double-double in the Thanksgiving tournament in Mexico last week.
Helping the Yellow Jackets go 1-1 in the tournament, Morgan averaged 12.5 points and 10.5 rebounds per game in the two-game stretch. She led the Jackets on the glass in the tournament, while finishing second offensively.
Against Creighton, Morgan pitched in 12 points and nine rebounds, while dishing out three assists, two blocks and a steal. She followed that performance with her first double-double of the season, coming against New Mexico. Morgan tallied 13 points and a game-high 12 rebounds for her fifth career double-double, helping lift Georgia Tech to a 66-55 victory against the Lobos.
On the season, Morgan is second on the team in scoring and rebounding, contributing 15.7 points and 7.1 rebounds per game. She leads the Jackets in assists with 35 on the season.
Georgia Tech returns to action on Saturday at Nebraska. Tip is slated for 3 p.m. EST in Pinnacle Bank Arena.
Competitive Drive Initiative Turn 2
Looking to build on the success of last year’s Competitive Drive Initiative, Georgia Tech, the Georgia Tech Foundation and Georgia Tech athletics are partnering once again to launch Competitive Drive Initiative Turn 2. CDI Turn 2 has a goal of raising $2.5 million in new gifts to the Alexander-Tharpe Fund’s Athletic Scholarship Fund by Dec. 31, and Georgia Tech and the Georgia Tech Foundation will match eligible gifts to accelerate the impact for Tech athletics. Like last year, not only will gifts to CDI Turn 2 be matched, but so will the contributor’s benefits in the way of A-T Fund giving levels and priority points. To learn more and contribute online, visit atfund.org/turn2.