ATLANTA – It took a few online games for Johnnie Harris to receive her initial earn at Auburn. It only took 1 additional to choose up the Tigers’ biggest win in yrs.
Auburn’s protection put collectively its best efficiency of the calendar year, and Honesty Scott-Grayson turned in her 2nd straight standout game as the Tigers upset No. 18 Georgia Tech 59-51 Sunday afternoon at McCamish Pavilion.
The Tigers (2-2) jumped out to a massive early lead – escalating it to as a great deal as 22 in the next 50 % – and held off a comeback bid by Tech (4-1) for its initially street gain around a rated opponent in nearly 8 years.
“We just required our young ones to go out and struggle,” Harris explained. “I informed them when we still left the locker space that we ended up the underdog. But I adore currently being the underdog, I won a nationwide championship (at Texas A&M) getting an underdog. But nobody understands what’s in your heart. When you’re and underdog, they you should not know what to expect. So occur out and let’s battle and let’s see what takes place. And I thought my group responded to items.
“We created them uncomfortable, we manufactured them rating in methods they weren’t employed to scoring. I noticed it in their eyes. They needed it. They want to acquire. They want to be great. They battle, but they have got a fighter with them. We are in this struggle with each other. And I believe that in them. We are heading to put them in positions to be effective.”
Honesty Scott-Grayson by no means came off the flooring, scoring 18 points along with six rebounds and a few helps. She experienced her most effective 3-stage shooting game of her vocation as very well, going 4-of-8 from…