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(25) Georgia Tech 78

(18-5, 6-1 ACC)

Virginia Tech 57

(9-11, 0-6 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 27, 2011

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    #25GT 35 4378
    VT 26 3157

    Yellow Jackets cruise past Hokies

    Associated Press

    BLACKSBURG, Va. -- Tyaunna Marshall scored 22 points to lead Georgia Tech (No. 25 AP) past Virginia Tech 78-57 on Thursday night.

    Virginia Tech (9-11, 0-6 ACC), which has lost seven straight, kept the game close for the first 15 minutes and trailed 21-20 after Brittany Gordon's basket with 6:10 left in the first half. But behind eight points from Marshall, the Yellow Jackets went on a 12-2 run to open a 33-22 lead.

    Georgia Tech (18-5, 6-1), which entered tied for second in the ACC standings behind Duke, put the game away early in the second half. After the Hokies cut the lead to 35-29 on a three-point play by Alyssa Fenyn, the Yellow Jackets went on a 24-5 run, taking a 59-34 lead on Marshall's 3-pointer with 12:36 remaining.

    They led by as many as 32 in the game.

    Marshall went 8-of-10 from the floor for Georgia Tech, making both 3-point attempts and 4-of-5 from the free-throw line. Sasha Goodlett added 13 points and Metra Walthour had 11.

    Virginia Tech, which hasn't reached 60 points in an ACC game this season, got a career-high 17 points from Fenyn. Gordon added a season-high 13 for the Hokies.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    GT
    VT
    Points 78 57
    FG Made-Attempted 29-58 (.500) 19-64 (.297)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-12 (.250) 2-8 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 17-26 (.654) 17-25 (.680)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 19 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 21 0

    Game Leaders

     
    GT
    VT
    PointsT. Marshall 22A. Fenyn 17
    ReboundsA. Montgomery 8S. Harrison 9
    AssistsD. Foster 4S. Harrison 3
    StealsD. Foster 1A. Fenyn 3
    BlocksS. Goodlett 2B. Gordon 3

    2010-11 Season

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