Tyaunna Marshall sets new scoring mark as Georgia Tech upsets North Carolina

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ATLANTA — Tyaunna Marshall pumped in 32 points and set a new Georgia Tech scoring record in a 94-91 upset over No. 13 North Carolina on Thursday night.

Notre Dame forward Taya Reimer blocks a layup attempt by Florida State forward Natasha Howard in the first half.  PHIL SEARS/ASSOCIATED PRESS
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Notre Dame forward Taya Reimer blocks a layup attempt by Florida State forward Natasha Howard in the first half.

Marshall broke the school career scoring record on a pair of free throws that gave her 1,956 career points and cemented the win with 4 seconds left. The previous record was 1,955 set in 1997 by Kisha Ford.

Kaela Davis contributed 20 points and 10 rebounds for Georgia Tech (15-8, 5-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), while Sydney Wallace added 14 points, and Aaliyah Whiteside got her first double-double with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

North Carolina (17-6, 5-4) got 22 points and nine rebounds from Diamond DeShields, while former Washington County star Allisha Gray had 20.

NO. 2 NOTRE DAME 81,

FLORIDA STATE 60

In Tallahassee, Fla. , Nata­lie Achonwa scored 24 points and Jewell Loyd added 18 to lead Notre Dame (22-0, 9-0 ACC) past Florida State.

Cheetah Delgado scored a career-high 18 points and Natasha Howard finished with 11 points and eight rebounds for Florida State (15-7,
3-6).

NO. 5 DUKE 78, CLEMSON 51

In Clemson, S.C., Haley Peters scored 17 points, Tricia Liston had 15 points and 10 rebounds and Duke won its
18th in a row over Clem­son.

The Blue Devils (22-2, 9-1) fell to new league rival Notre Dame 88-67 last Sunday and trailed Clemson (11-13, 3-7) late in the first half. But Duke put together a 32-12 run starting in the final minute before halftime to take control.

NO. 6 SOUTH CAROLINA 71, MISSISSIPPI STATE 64

In Starkville, Miss., Aleighsa Welch scored 18 points and grabbed 11 rebounds, Elem Ibiam blocked a career-high seven shots and South Carolina beat Mississippi State.

The Gamecocks (21-2, 9-1 Southeastern Conference) tied a school record with 14 blocked shots. Alaina Coates added three blocked shots.

Mississippi State (16-8, 3-7) lost for the third time at home this season.

NO. 10 MARYLAND 94,

PITTSBURGH 46

In College Park, Md., Alyssa Thomas had 19 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Maryland (18-4, 6-3 ACC) cranked up the defense on Pittsburgh (10-13, 2-7).

Shatori Walker-Kimbrough scored 13 and freshman Brionna Jones added 12 for the Terrapins, who limited Pittsburgh to 31 percent shooting.

NO. 14 NORTH CAROLINA STATE 74, WAKE FOREST 69

In Raleigh, N.C., Myisha Goodwin-Coleman scored 16 points to go over 1,000 in her career and Len’Nique Brown scored all 14 of her points in the second half to help North Carolina State hold off Wake Forest (12-11, 3-7 ACC).

Markeisha Gatling led North Carolina State with 19 points and Kody Burke 14 as the Wolfpack (20-3, 7-2) won their fourth game in a row after debuting their highest ranking since December 2001.

NO. 16 LOUISIANA STATE 75, MISSOURI 58

In Baton Rouge, La., Theresa Plaisance scored 20 points and Jeanne Kenney added 19 to lead LSU (18-5, 7-3 SEC) past Missouri (14-9, 3-7).

BOSTON COLLEGE 69, VIRGINIA 65

In Chesnut Hill, Mass., junior forward Kat Cooper blocked a shot and came up with an offensive rebound off a missed foul shot and Boston College (12-12 ACC, 3-7) beat Virginia (12-11, 5-5).

SYRACUSE 73, VIRGINIA TECH 48

In Syracuse, N.Y., Brittney Sykes scored a career-best 31 points en route to a victory over Virginia Tech (11-11, 1-8 ACC) on Play 4Kay night, the 100th Carrier Dome victory for Syracuse (17-6, 6-4 ACC).

ARKANSAS 55, FLORIDA 49

In Fayetteville, Ark., Arkansas used a 12-0 run late to trip up Florida.

The Gators (16-7, 6-4 SEC) committed 25 turnovers, the second-most this season, that resulted in 28 points for Arkansas (16-7, 3-7).

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