The Lady Hokies play Ga Tech in Atlanta today at 2 PM. The game is on the ACC Network. Busy week this week with the wife's birthday and getting ready to go south for six weeks; so I don't have much about this game. Did not have time to find pictures. So, here are the usual tables of data.
Ga Tech record. Interestingly, they have played at Notre Dame twice already this season, winning the first game by 15 and losing the second by 2. The Hokies lost at Notre Dame by 6, in a game I thought they could have won.
Nine players play significant minutes. Three players average 14+ppg and 4 average 6-10 ppg.
They shoot 41.2% ovrall and 33.3% from 3. Fletcher and Love shoot 57 and 67% from 3. 6'4" Senior Forward Lorela Cubaj looks like a very good player. She is their second leading scorer at 14.1 ppg; averages 12 reounds per game; has 19 assists, 18 blocks and 15 steals. For comparison, Kitley averages 18.6 ppg, 11.4 rebounds per game and has 22 assists, 20 blocks and 2 steals; but Kitley also has 28 TO to 18 for Cubaj. Might be the match up to watch for this game.
I really don't know what to expect from the Ladies. Sometimes they look like they can play with the best in the country, like they did in the second half against Louisville. And sometimes they look like they could lose to anyone in the country. If they can clean up the passing, this is a winnable game. But they have consistently had too many turnovers. And many of those turnovers are unforced errors when they make really bad passes that lead directly to break away lay ups. Eliminate the careless give aways and this could be a win.