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Basketball

...And women's basketball slowly takes priority over the men's team. A big congratulations on their win last night over #2 North Carolina. MaChelle Joseph is building something over there and slowly making some noise.

Saturday, we play Clemson @ Clemson. The Tigers are having their typical basketball season as of late. Win 16-20 in a row, then lose and fall apart. A win on Saturday will do a lot for the team AND the fans both mentally and physically. The weight of not winning a conference game only gets heavier.

Football

Congratulations to Durant Brooks! Tonight, his jersey will be retired at Tattnall Square Academy. Durant is now on the Green Bay Packers and is the 2007 Ray Guy Award Winner.

Tomorrow is the Senior Bowl where we have 1 Yellow Jacket participating. Many of you know that Michael Johnson will not be participating in the bowl game. However, Vance Walker will still be playing.

Baseball

Let the countdown begin for baseball and being favored to win games. Georgia Tech opens up against Lipscomb on February 20th. Lipscomb is familiar opponent as the Bison and Yellow Jackets were both in the Athens, GA Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament last June. in Athens, GA. Currently the Jackets are ranked #13 in the NCBWA poll and #20 in the first Baseball America poll. A projected starting lineup and pitching rotation is available here.

Love for Matt Wieters: Keith Law of Scouts Inc./ ESPN.com has the top minor league prospects ranked. and Wieters is number 1. Wieters has played great baseball in the minors and is well on his way to make it to "The Show". Expect to seem him in the big leagues this summer.

Discussion: Who was the greatest Georgia Tech baseball player? Wieters? Texiera? Varitek? Nomar? Danny Payne? Someone else? Comment below.