The Georgia Tech Women’s Basketball nonconference slate was released last week.
MaChelle Joseph’s team, led by Kaela Davis and Roddreka Rodgers, will go into the 2014 season seeking to improve on last year’s success which saw their team reach the NCAA Tournament.
Their nonconference schedule consists of nine home games and six games on the road.
After an exhibition game against Flagler on November 2nd, Tech will officially start their schedule against Loyola-Chicago on November 14th. Their first official home game will be against Morgan State on November 16th.
The intrastate rivalry game between Georgia Tech and Georgia will be played at McCamish Pavilion on November 23rd.
The ladies will also take part in the Gulf Coast Showcase in Naples, Florida which starts November 28th.
Women’s National Champion Connecticut, as well as Minnesota, who is also one of the nation’s top Women’s Basketball Programs, will also be in the Gulf Coast Showcase
Coach Joseph is pretty excited about the prospects of playing some of the nations top Women’s hoop programs. She expressed that in a quote to ramblinwreck.com:
“We are honored to be selected to participate in the Gulf Coast Showcase. we will have the opportunity to face some of the best programs in the country in Green Bay, Villanova, Minnesota and Connecticut.”
Directly following the Gulf Coast Showcase, Georgia Tech’s ladies will go to Lansing, Michigan to play Michigan State on Dec 4th in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Finally, to put a bow on their nonconference schedule, MaChelle Joseph’s crew will host the Georgia Tech Holiday Tournament for the second straight year.
The Tech ladies will play host to Lipscomb, Harvard and Louisiana Tech. Georgia Tech will be taking on Lipscomb on December 29th with the tournaments consolation and championship games to be played on the 30th.
Coach Joseph sees the entirety of her team’s nonconference schedule as a strong test for her team. She was also quoted as saying in the press release from ramblinwreck.com:
” Our nonconference schedule is very challenging for our young team. We are excited to host Georgia on November 23rd and our annual Georgia Tech Holiday Tournament on December 29th and 30th which includes Harvard, Lipscomb and LA Tech.”
Last year the Lady Yellow Jackets finished 11-5 in nonconference play. They were 7-0 at home, 0-3 on the road, and 4-2 on a neutral court setting.
The following is the full nonconference schedule care of ramblinwreck.com:
|Nov. 2||FLAGLER*||2 p.m.|
|Nov. 14||at Loyola Chicago||6 p.m.|
|Nov. 16||MORGAN STATE||4 p.m.|
|Nov. 19||KENNESAW STATE||7 p.m.|
|Nov. 23||GEORGIA||2 p.m.|
|Nov. 25||GRAMBLING STATE||7 p.m.|
|Gulf Coast Showcase||Naples, Fla.|
|Nov. 28||vs. Green Bay||12 p.m.|
|Nov. 29||vs. Arizona St. OR Villanova||TBA|
|Nov. 30||Gulf Coast Showcase||TBA|
|Dec. 4||at Michigan State^||TBA|
|Dec. 14||CENTRAL ARKANSAS||2 p.m.|
|Dec. 17||ALABAMA STATE||TBA|
|Dec. 20||at St. Francis NY||12 p.m.|
|Georgia Tech Holiday Tournament||Atlanta, Ga.|
|Dec. 29||Harvard vs. LA Tech||2 p.m.|
|Dec. 29||GT vs. LIPSCOMB||4 p.m.|
|Dec. 30||Consolation Game||2 p.m.|
|Dec. 30||Championship Game||4 p.m.|