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No. 23 NC State defeats Tech women, 80-73

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA -- Len'Nique Brown had 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead No. 23 North Carolina State to an 80-73 victory over Georgia Tech on Sunday.

Tyaunna Marshall scored to give Georgia Tech a 51-50 lead with 14:39 remaining, but Myisha Goodwin-Coleman answered with a jumper and the Wolf Pack led the rest of the way. Krystal Barrett's 3-pointer stretched NC State's lead to 72-62 with 4:29 left.

Goodwin-Coleman and Kody Burke each scored 16 points for NC State (18-3, 5-2 ACC). Markeisha Gatling scored 14 points and Barrett added 11 points and six assists for the Wolfpack which faces No. 6 Maryland Thursday night.

Marshall had 23 points, seven assists and three steals to lead Georgia Tech (13-7, 3-4). She is now just 64 points shy of becoming the Yellow Jackets all-time career scoring leader. Nariah Taylor added 12 points.
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