Georgia Amoore playing excellent basketball since returning from injury

Since returning from an injury, Georgia Amoore has been playing tremendous basketball for the Hokies.

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When Virginia Tech women’s basketball guard Georgia Amoore went down with an injury on Jan. 18 in a loss at Duke, it didn’t look good. The Hokies point guard dove on the floor for a loose ball and was elbowed in the head by accident by a Blue Devils player. She only missed the following game against Clemson before returning to the lineup for the last three games. What a return it has been for Amoore.

Georgia Amoore has been incredible since returning from her injury

Considering how bad the injury looked, it was surprising to see Amoore return just a week later, but since she returned, she is playing her best basketball of the season. In three games, she’s averaging 24 points, 10 assists, and one steal per game, each one resulted in a Virginia Tech victory.

Against Georgia Tech, she followed that up three days later against Syracuse with an incredible performance on the road. With teammate Elizabeth Kitley struggling, Amoore took over the game and willed her team to victory. She finished with 29 points.

Against Virginia Thursday night at Cassell Coliseum in the first of two Commonwealth Clashes, she had 20 points with 14 assists, with an insane no-look pass to Kitley in the second half for two of her 33 points.

Amoore’s value to Virginia Tech has been on display in the last three games. She has formed a connection with Kitley had has been almost unstoppable. When she’s not feeding her the ball for a basket, she’s setting screens in the lane like she did against North Carolina State on Jan. 7 for the game-winning basket with 0.9 seconds remaining after Cayla King delivered a perfect pass off a side out-of-bounds play.

Amoore and Kitley are putting together a memorable career in Blacksburg, but Amoore is what drives the Hokies with her ability to make so many plays with the ball in her hands as the point guard.

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