Sun. Dec 4th, 2022

THE FLATS – After opening the 2022-23 season with a pair of residence wins, Georgia Tech hits the street for its first street sport of the season, visiting Auburn for a midweek tilt on Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets and Tigers will tip at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT on SEC Community+ in Neville Enviornment.

GEORGIA TECH (2-0, 0-0 ACC) at AUBURN (2-0, 0-0 SEC)

TV: SEC Community + | Watch On-line
Play-by-Play: Brad Regulation | Analyst: Joe Ciampi

RADIO: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets App
Play-by-Play: Richard Musterer

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Georgia Tech is coming off two residence wins, most lately defeating Kennesaw State on Sunday. Led by a trio of Yellow Jackets in double figures, the Jackets collected a 65-39 resolution to maneuver to 2-0 on the season. Fifth-year switch Cameron Swartz had led the Jackets offensively in each early video games. The Marietta, Ga., native notched 19 factors within the season-opener in opposition to Georgia State and adopted that efficiency with 14 factors in opposition to Kennesaw State. Sophomore switch, Kayla Blackshear has earned the beginning in each video games to start out the season, and leads Tech on the boards, gathering 7.5 rebounds per sport.

Auburn comes into Wednesday’s assembly additionally with a 2-0 document after choosing up wins over Sam Houston and South Alabama to start out the season. Within the midst of a four-game homestand to open the season, the Tigers are being led offensively by Aicha Coulibaly who’s averaging 21.5 factors per sport and is the SEC’s second-leading scorer. Coulibaly can also be main Auburn on the glass, flattening 7.5 rebounds per sport.

Wednesday will a little bit of a homecoming for Georgia Tech head coach Nell Fortner who served as the top ladies’s basketball coach at Auburn from 2004-12. Additionally returning to acquainted territory is GT affiliate head coach Blanche Alverson who performed at Auburn beneath Fortner from 2009-13.

Georgia Tech and Auburn are assembly for the fifth time in program historical past on the hardwood. Georgia Tech seeks its first-ever win over the Tigers after Auburn captured a slim 59-51 resolution final season in Atlanta. Wednesday’s assembly in Auburn marks the primary between the faculties since 1975-76.



Aggressive Drive Initiative

In a unified endeavor, Georgia Tech, the Georgia Tech Basis, Georgia Tech athletics and the Alexander-Tharpe Fund have come collectively to speed up funding for student-athlete scholarships with the launch of the Aggressive Drive Initiative. The initiative kicks off with the Speed up GT Match Program, the place any new present to the A-T Fund’s Athletic Scholarship Fund made via Dec. 31 will likely be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Georgia Tech Basis, as much as $2.5 million. Ought to Speed up GT attain its $2.5 million fundraising aim, the matching present would end in a $5 million impression for Georgia Tech athletics. To study extra and to contribute on-line, go to up.


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