WBB: UTA at Georgia State - Game notes

Jan. 25, 2018

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UT Arlington at Georgia State
Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 – GSU Sports Arena – Atlanta, Ga..
Game Notes

  • UTA topped Georgia State 81-76 in overtime on Thursday night at GSU Sports Arena.
  • UTA improved to 11-9 overall and 5-4 in Sun Belt play, going above .500 for the first time this season in league play. 
  • Georgia State fell to 5-14 and 1-7. 
  • UTA, 2-0 in overtime games this season, is 13-18 all-time in overtime games. 
  • The Lady Mav are 14-3 when playing in the eastern time zone under coach Krista Gerlich.
  • UTA used the same lineup for the fourth consecutive game, having used 10 this season overall. 
  • Rebekah VanDijk became the fifth player in program history to record more than 1,500 points in a career - she earned the achievement just 10 seconds into the game. VanDijk finished with a game-high 27 points, scoring 23 in the first half.
  • VanDijk secured her 44th-career double-double and second consecutive with 17 rebounds.
  • Her two blocks moved her to 12th in Sun Belt history with 181 in her career.
  • Crystal Allen drilled five 3-pointers for all 15 of her points. 
  • Laurynn McGowen had a career-high 20 points, hitting six free throws. 
  • Shelby Richards finished with 10 points. 
  • UTA's 26 first-quarter points are tied for second most for UTA in a quarter this season and most in the opening period.
  • UTA leads the all-time series 6-2 with Georgia State and are 3-1 on the road in the series.
  • The Lady Mavs are 14-3 when playing in the eastern time zone under coach Krista Gerlich, who took over the program in 2013.
  • Gerlich is is 237-124 in her career and 69-82 at UTA – in her fifth season.

 

 

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