Women's Basketball ACCtion: Friday, February 5

Feb. 5, 2010

Deacons Bust Road Woes with a 58-51 Win Over Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. - Sandra Garcia led the Wake Forest women's basketball team with 17 points and 12 rebounds, marking her second consecutive double-double, to help lift the Demon Deacons to a 58-51 victory over Virginia Tech on Friday afternoon.

Wake Forest improves to 14-8 and 5-3 in the Atlantic Coast Conference with the win and Virginia Tech now sits at 12-10, 2-6.

With 10:19 to play Wake Forest trailed by 12 points, but a 3-pointer from Tiffany Roulhac sparked a 21-2 Demon Deacon run that inched the Deacs in front by seven points with 1:47 to play. It was the first time this season Wake Forest has been able to clinch a victory after falling behind with 10 minutes to play.

No. 21 Georgia Tech Holds Off Maryland, 61-60

COLLEGE PARK, Md. - Georgia Tech junior Alex Montgomery knocked down a pair of free-throws with six seconds left to lead the 21st-ranked Yellow Jackets (19-5, 5-3 ACC) to a 61-60 victory over Maryland (16-7, 3-5) Friday afternoon.

Montgomery, who was fouled on a three-point attempt with six seconds left in the game, knocked down two-of-three free-throw attempts to put the Jackets up 61-59. On a drive to the basket, the Terrapins Anjale Barrett was bumped on the way to the hoop. She knocked the first free-throw attempt but her second shot bounced off the rim to give Tech the victory.

Montgomery led all scorers with 20 points. Senior Brigitte Ardossi finished with 15 points, her 17th straight game in double-figures, and six rebounds. This marked the Jackets first win in Maryland since 2001 and it was the program's 500th victory.