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Technical Tidbits 2/17: Women’s Basketball Team Upsets Fourth-Ranked N.C. State

Yellow Jackets defeat Wolfpack for third victory in four games.

NCAA Womens Basketball: Georgia Tech at Notre Dame Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

The Yellow Jackets pulled off another upset over a top five team; this time though it came courtesy of the women’s basketball team’s 65-61 victory over North Carolina State. With the win the Yellow Jackets improved to 17-9 overall and 8-7 in the ACC. After dropping five straight, the Yellow Jackets have now won three of their last four games. Their next game will be on Thursday when they host the Louisville Cardinals. Hopefully they can keep the winning streak going. #GoJackets

The Yellow Jackets baseball team dropped their Sunday game to St. John’s 11-1. As the article mentions, their offense couldn’t produce enough to keep up with the Red Storm. Their next game will be a short drive away to Georgia Southern on Tuesday. They’ll try to improve to 3-1 on the season.

The No. 17th ranked Yellow Jackets women’s tennis team defeated Northwestern on Sunday. They won four singles matches. With the victory they are now 10-5 on the season. Congratulations to them on their performance.

After an impressive victory over fifth-ranked Louisville, the Yellow Jackets men’s basketball will be on the road to take on Wake Forest. The article mentions the bye weekend and how it has given the Yellow Jackets some extra time to prepare for the upcoming game against the Deacons. Tip-off is set for Wednesday, February 19th at 7:00 PM. Good luck to the men’s basketball team.

The third ranked men’s golf team finished second in the Puerto Rico Classic. They trailed second ranked Oklahoma by only one stroke, as the article mentions. Connor Howe had a good showing shooting a four-under par 68. Congratulations to Howe and the Yellow Jackets on a strong finish.

In an update of an older story, it seems Georgia Tech athletic director Todd Stansbury is back in good standing with Oregon State after paying back nearly $1.5 million dollars to satisfy his obligation to them. At least, it seems they won’t be pursuing legal action against him, as they have dropped the lawsuit against Tech’s athletic director. As the article mentions, Stansbury had to restructure his contract with Tech by agreeing to a reduced salary in exchange for a loan.