Houston: Houston saw a big night from two different scorers in Jasmyne Harris and Alyssa Okoene, who led all scorers with 26 points each. Harris finished the game with seven rebounds, eight assists and a career-high six steals, while Okoene tallied her first-career double-double with 11 boards. Dorian Branch and Angela Harris also finished in double figures with 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Georgia Tech: The Yellow Jackets saw all five starters reach double figures in the contest, including a team-high 25 points from Kierra Fletcher. Elizabeth Dixon added 14 points and tied for a team-high nine rebounds with Lorela Cubaj, who had 10 points, while Francesca Pan scored 22 points, and Elizabeth Balogun added 13.
NEWS AND NOTES
* With 26 points in the contest, junior guard Jasmyne Harris reached the 1,000-point plateau in just 64 career games. Harris became the 24th player in Houston history to reach that milestone.
* Jasmyne Harris finished the game with four 3-pointers made, giving her 132 in her career and moving her past Tye Jackson (129; 2005-08) for eighth all-time at Houston.
* Junior guard Angela Harris finished the contest with 10 points, pushing her past the 800-point mark and giving her 809 in her career.
* Angela Harris connected on three 3-pointers in the game, giving her 142 in her career and moving her past Fleceia Comeaux (141; 1994-98) for sixth all-time at Houston.
* Serithia Hawkins pulled down four offensive rebounds in the contest, giving her 273 in her career and moving her past Sancho Lyttle (270; 2003-05) for sixth all-time at Houston.
* Houston forced Georgia Tech to turn the ball over a school-record 41 times in the contest.
* Houston held the advantage in points off turnovers (39-18), second chance points (17-16), fast break points (20-13) and bench points (16-5) in the game.
* Despite being outrebounded by 10, the Cougars held the advantage on the offensive glass at 24-15.
* Friday’s game featured 11 ties and 11 lead changes. The Cougars led the contest for 24:53.
* The Cougars had 19 steals against the Yellow Jackets, including a career-high six from Jasmyne Harris.