Good morning, all-
Hope you are well. Some plaudits are due Tech’s women’s basketball team, which Monday night earned its third consecutive NCAA tournament bid. It’s the first time in school history the team has done that. In fact, the Jackets had only made one NCAA tournament prior to coach MaChelle Joseph becoming head coach in 2003.
The story in today’s paper was written by Peter Cox.
If you’re wondering why Georgia can be a No. 11 seed and play a virtual home game at the Gwinnett Arena while Tech earned a No. 9 seed and has to go out to play to Iowa City to play Iowa on its home court, here’s why.
There are 16 sites for first- and second-round games, the arena in Duluth being one of them. Georgia is the host school for the games in Gwinnett. The NCAA’s policy, as was explained to me by Tech’s women’s basketball publicist, Dan Goldberger, is that if a host school makes the tournament, it automatically gets sent there.
The women’s tournament is in a place where it needs fans