The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets advance to the second round of the 2012 NCAA Women's Tournament after capturing a 76-50 win over Sacred Heart. The Yellow Jackets will take on Georgetown in second-round action on Tuesday.
Georgia Tech jumped out to an early 36-21 lead in the first half and pulled away in the second behind a strong offensive game from Sydney Wallace who finished with 28 points. Sasha Goodlett added 12 points and 11 rebounds while Mo Bennett chipped in 11. Tech shot 53 percent from the field and was a sizzling 8-12 from three-point range.
Gabrielle Washington led Sacred Heart with 13 points while Callan Taylor added 10. The Pioneers struggled against the Yellow Jackets' defense shooting just 39 percent in the game while turning the ball over 20 times.