The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (5-3, 0-0 ACC) host a fellow ACC team, the Virginia Tech Hokies (6-3, 0-0 ACC), at McCamish Pavilion on Sunday, January 10, 2021. The matchup airs on ACCN at 2:00 PM ET.
Georgia Tech Team Stats
Georgia Tech scored 61.8 points per game last season, 0.3 fewer than the 62.1 Virginia Tech allowed per contest. When they scored more than 62, the Yellow Jackets went 13-0 a season ago.
The Yellow Jackets made more threes than their opponents last season, hitting 4.5 shots per game from beyond the arc while limiting the opposition to 4.1. When Georgia Tech hit its average from downtown last season, the Yellow Jackets were 13-2.
Virginia Tech Team Stats
The Hokies scored 71 points per game last season, 18.5 more than Georgia Tech allowed per contest. When Virginia Tech got to the 52-point mark last year, it went 19-5.
The Hokies forced 13.6 takeaways per game last season while averaging 15.5 giveaways a contest. Georgia Tech was 5-10 last season when committing more than 14 turnovers.
Georgia Tech Last Season Leaders
Francesca Pan, Georgia Tech’s top scorer last season, averaged 13.4 points per game. Lorela Cubaj led the Yellow Jackets with 7.7 rebounds per game and added 10.0 points, while Kierra Fletcher paced the team with 3.1 assists and averaged 10.2 points.
Jasmine Carson was the most prolific shooter for Georgia Tech last season, making 1.7 threes per game while shooting 34 percent from beyond the arc.
Virginia Tech Last Season Leaders
Aisha Sheppard was Virginia Tech’s leading scorer last season, averaging 14.8 points per game. Lydia Rivers was the leading rebounder, tallying 8.1 rebounds per game to go with 6.4 points, while Taja Cole led the Hokies with 6.5 assists per game in addition to averaging 9.6 points a contest.
Sheppard led the charge shooting the basketball for Virginia Tech last season, making 37 percent of her shots from downtown while averaging 2.8 makes per game from three-point land.
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