1:00 PM ET, March 6, 2010
GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Jasmine Thomas and Duke (No. 8 ESPN/USA Today, No. 9 AP) are back in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game -- and have the best chance of her career to win it.The Blue Devils earned their third straight berth in the title game Saturday, pulling away late to beat Georgia Tech 67-55 in one semifinal.Thomas scored all 10 of her points in the second half, Karima Christmas had 15 points and Joy Cheek added 10 on 4-of-13 shooting for the Blue Devils (26-5).The only nationally ranked team left in the field used a late 20-7 run to earn its 31st straight win against the fourth-seeded Yellow Jackets and advance to the league title game for the third time in coach Joanne P. McCallie's three seasons.
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Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||20-49 (.408)||24-55 (.436)|
|3P Made-Attempted||2-5 (.400)||5-14 (.357)|
|FT Made-Attempted||13-17 (.765)||14-26 (.538)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||14 (0/0)|