The Lady Yellow Jackets suffered a tough loss to Wolfpack of N.C State today, by the score of 80-73. The Wolfpack were led by Len’Nique Brown’s all around effort of 17 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. The Yellow Jackets saw strong scoring performance from Tyaunna Marshall who dropped in 23 points and 7 assists for the 13-7 Lady Jackets.
The game started off quick for N.C State with some good outside shooting from Myisha Goodwin-Coleman who 16 points on the afternoon. The outside shooting for the Wolfpack was one of the highlight areas for them as they went 9 for 22 for the evening compared to Tech’s 4 for 18 on the afternoon. The Wolfpack also had 5 players in double figures to provide a well-balanced effort.
The Yellow Jackets were able to obtain a lead after halftime but that quickly disappeared and when N.C State took control over the game again they never lost it. The 2nd half was more about timely buckets in the paint for the Wolfpack and some very solid free throw shooting as they went 19 for 26 in contrast to the Jackets 11 for 20. The Wolfpack are now 18-3 and 5-2 in the ACC and will take on #6 Maryland on Thursday night. The Yellow Jackets who are now 3-4 in the conference will host Clemson on Thursday night at McCamish Pavilion.</div.
Keith B. Holt
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