GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Tyaunna Marshall scored 16 of her 20 points in the first half and Georgia Tech (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today, No. 15 AP) claimed a spot in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game by routing North Carolina State 87-61 on Saturday.
Metra Walthour added 13 points for the fourth-seeded Yellow Jackets (24-7). They led by as much as 36, shot 53 percent and built a 53-28 rebounding advantage to reach their first title game since 1992.
Sasha Goodlett had 12 points and 10 rebounds to help Georgia Tech win its seventh straight and beat the Wolfpack for the third time.
Myisha Goodwin-Coleman had 13 points, Kody Burke added 12 and Marissa Kastanek had 10 for ninth-seeded N.C. State (18-15), which never got closer than 18 after halftime.