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    Ashley Eli
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    Jan. 26, 2013

    Game #21: NC State (9-11, 1-7 ACC) at Georgia Tech (8-11, 1-7 ACC)
    Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013 • 2 p.m. ET
    Atlanta, Ga. • McCamish Pavilion (8,600)

    TV: ESPN3
    TV Crew: Kurt Hoyt and Wade Rogers

    Radio: 88.1 FM WKNC
    Radio Crew: Patrick Kinas and Paige Woodard

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    Gametracker  |  @PackWomensBball  |  Game Notes: NCSU  |  GT

    RALEIGH, N.C. - NC State looks to stay on the winning side of things this Sunday afternoon at Georgia Tech beginning at 2 p.m., on ESPN3.

    Fresh off a 58-39 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday, the Pack will look to earn a win in Atlanta for the first time since 2005 at the remodeled McCamish Pavilion.

    Myisha Goodwin-Coleman was the Wolfpack’s top scorer last time out with 12 points, while Marissa Kastanek added 10. Both players, along with Ashley Eli, connected on a pair of three-pointers against the Hokies as the club shot a season-best 58.3 percent (7-of-12) from beyond the arc.

    Kastanek has been hot from three-point range, making 19 in the last seven games, and is shooting 38.9 percent for the season, the sixth best mark in the ACC and 47th nationally. She also enters Sunday just 19 points shy of 1,500 for her career.

    Meanwhile, the Yellow Jackets have lost their last five games, including a 76-71 setback on Friday night at No. 22 Florida State. Tyaunna Marshall led three Georgia Tech players in double digits with 26 points. Freshman Brittany Jackson tossed in 17 points on 7-of-16 shooting and Sydney Wallace added 13 points.

    NC State stays on the road to play at Boston College on Thursday in Chestnut Hill, Mass., at 7 p.m.

    Wolfpack Fastbreak Points...
    • NC State is 16-13 all-time at Georgia Tech but has lost last four meetings; Last W came in '05
    • State has played in an ACC-leading five games decided by 5 points or less (2-3 record)
    • State is 2nd in ACC with 109 3PT FGs this season; 3rd in 3FG% (34.6)
    • The Pack has shot 50.0% or better in five games this season. Only happened once in 2011-12
    Kody Burke is 1 of 2 players in ACC top10 in scoring (7th), rebounds (10th) and blocks (3rd)
    • Burke ranks T16 in ACC history with a school record 1.7 blocks per game career avg.
    • Burke has made 124 FGs this season; 2nd only to Md's Tianna Hawkins (152) in the ACC
    Marissa Kastanek is 19 points shy of 1,500 for her career
    • Kastanek ranks 19th in ACC history with 213 career three-point FGs
      -2nd most among active ACC players behind BC's Kerri Shields (215)
    • Kastanek is one of 30 players nominated for Senior CLASS Award
    • The 102 points scored against Longwood is the most in the ACC this season
    • State was the only D1 WBB team to have two 2012 Academic All-Americans

    The Last Meeting
    NC State61
    Georgia Tech87
    March 3, 2012
    Greensboro, N.C.
    State's Run in ACC Tourney Ends in Semifinals
    NC State's run through the ACC Tournament came to an end with a near historic shooting display by Georgia Tech in an 87-61 loss to the Yellow Jackets.


     

     

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