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Southern Miss Finishes Road Swing in Atlanta

Dec. 20, 2017

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ATLANTA, Ga. – The Southern Miss women’s basketball team is in Atlanta to take on Georgia Tech for its final road game of the 2017-18 non-conference schedule. The game will tip off at 11 a.m. CT and will be streamed on WatchESPN and the ESPN App through the ACC Network.

The only previous meeting between the Lady Eagles and Yellow Jackets came on March 16, 2000 when Georgia Tech defeated Southern Miss in overtime, 76-71, in the opening round of the WNIT.

This contest will be a battle on the glass as Southern Miss and Georgia Tech average over 40 rebounds a game. Elo Edeferioka paces the Yellow Jackets with 6.3 boards a game and Jayla King continues to lead the Lady Eagle rebounding effort with 8.7 rebounds a game.

Southern Miss will need to take care of the ball and be on high alert as Georgia Tech ranks 21 in the country for steals per game at 11.8.

Starting at 10:30 a.m., fans can hear Josh West on the call by tuning in to WFOR 1400 AM The Score or listening through the Southern Miss Game Day App.

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