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Virginia snaps 3-game skid with 63-58 win over Georgia Tech

Jan. 18, 2020 11:39 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Still a far cry from its national championship form, Virginia showed it hasn't forgotten how to grind out a tough victory. Mamadi Diakite and Jay Huff scored 17 points apiece as the defending champs snapped a three-game losing streak with a 63-58 win over Georgia Tech on Saturday night. The...

Notre Dame guard Prentiss Hubb, left, and Georgia Tech guard Jose Alvarado dive for the ball during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Hubb's 25 points lead Notre Dame past Georgia Tech 78-74

Jan. 16, 2020 12:15 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — This time, Notre Dame was prepared for the closing minutes of another close ACC game. Lessons learned while suffering two losses last week by a combined eight points helped the Fighting Irish in another tight game. Prentiss Hubb scored a career-high 25 points, John Mooney recorded another...

Wright leads Georgia Tech's inside force in win over BC

Jan. 11, 2020 9:29 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Georgia Tech’s big men heard the pregame message and took care of things in the paint against Boston College. Moses Wright scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Georgia Tech to a 71-52 victory over BC on Saturday night. James Banks III and Jordan Usher each added 13 points...

Duke guard Cassius Stanley (2) drives as Georgia Tech guard Michael Devoe (0) defends in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Atlanta. Duke won 73-64. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Jones leads No. 2 Duke to 73-64 victory over scrappy Ga Tech

Jan. 9, 2020 12:48 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Duke has now gone a decade without losing to Georgia Tech. A defensive clampdown kept the streak going. Tre Jones scored 16 points on his 20th birthday, including two key baskets down the stretch, and No. 2 Duke held off the Yellow Jackets 73-64 on Wednesday night. The Blue Devils (14-1, 4-0...

Georgia Tech forward James Banks III (1) dunks next to North Carolina guard Brandon Robinson (4) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Alvarado, Yellow Jackets jump to early lead to top UNC 96-83

Jan. 4, 2020 10:00 PM EST

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Jose Alvarado and Georgia Tech pounced to build a big lead when North Carolina missed from all over the court to start Saturday night's game. The Yellow Jackets didn't lose control, either, no matter how many comeback pushes the Tar Heels tried to muster. To listen to coach Josh...

Florida State guard Anthony Polite (2) reacts to a flagrant foul by Georgia Tech guard Jordan Usher (4) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tallahassee, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Florida State defeated Georgia Tech 70-58. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Seminoles, their defense not resting, top Georgia Tech 70-58

Dec. 31, 2019 4:25 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida State knows its defense goes a long way. The No. 18 Seminoles blocked nine shots and created 11 steals to beat Georgia Tech 70-58 Tuesday for their 15th straight home victory. “They are very, very good defensively,” Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner said....

Georgia Tech tops Hawaii for 3rd at Diamond Head Classic

Dec. 25, 2019 9:38 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Michael Devoe scored 18 points and Moses Wright added 16 to help Georgia Tech rally past Hawaii 70-53 for third place in the Diamond Head Classic Wednesday. The Yellow Jackets (6-6) shot 50% and erased a nine-point, second-half deficit to hand the Rainbow Warriors (8-5) their second...

Houston guard Quentin Grimes goes to the basket, in front of Georgia Tech guard Michael Devoe (0) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Monday, Dec. 23, 2019, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Grimes' big 1st half helps Houston get past Georgia Tech

Dec. 23, 2019 10:22 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Quentin Grimes scored 23 of his game-high 26 points before halftime and Houston fended off Georgia Tech 70-59 in a Diamond Head Classic semifinal Monday. The Cougars (9-3) never trailed and led by as many as 13 points in claiming their seventh win in eight games, including their last three....

Georgia Tech guard Jose Alvarado (10) tries to get around Boise State guard Marcus Dickinson (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019, in Honolulu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Wright, Usher help Georgia Tech rally, beat Boise St. 74-60

Dec. 22, 2019 8:40 PM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Moses Wright and Jordan Usher scored 18 points each and Georgia Tech rallied to a 74-60 win over Boise State on the opening day of the Diamond Head Classic on Sunday. The Yellow Jackets (5-5) trailed by as many as eight points early in the second half but used a 24-4 run to take a 58-43...

Coleman goes for 17 points as Ball State whips Georgia Tech

Dec. 18, 2019 11:16 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — It took a few minutes for Jarron Coleman and Ball State to get cranked up, but once the Cardinals found their footing they stomped Georgia Tech in a 65-47 victory over the Yellow Jackets on Wednesday night. The Cardinals (6-4) were not especially sharp while turning the ball over 20 times,...