STARKVILLE, MISS. – The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were upended by 16th-ranked Mississippi State, 88-68, Sunday at Humphrey Coliseum.
Junior Milli Martinez scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds and sophomore Sonja Mallory scored a career-high 15 points, including 14 in the second half, but it was not enough for the Yellow Jackets.
A talented Bulldog team shot 52 percent from the field in the second half and took advantage of 30 Tech turnovers to pull away from the Yellow Jackets.
Junior Jennifer Fambrough led Mississippi State with 21 points and sophomore All-American LaToya Thomas scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds. Junior Meadow Overstreet added 17 points and six assists for the Bulldogs, who improved to 4-1 after dropping their season opener.
Georgia Tech fell to 3-1 with the loss and plays at No. 21 North Carolina State on Wednesday.