ATLANTA -- Here are four things we gleaned from Georgia Tech's 56-54 home defeat to Florida State on Tuesday night:
1. The Yellow Jackets had no answer for Michael Snaer during crunch time
With the final seconds ticking down and the score deadlocked at 54, Snaer (game-high 15 points) shook off a rough start to Florida State's last posssession, evading three defenders near halfcourt. Then, with about six seconds left, Snaer bypassed a pick-and-roll opportunity and glided through the paint for a layup off the high glass -- just milli-seconds before the buzzer sounded.
It was the perfect capper foranAll-ACC performer (Snaer)who willed his team to a last-second victory -- and5-4 mark in league play -- forthe third time this season. On the flip side, it was asetback for a Georgia Tech squad desperately seeking consistency, and ultimately, more respect from conference foes.
In his postgame address,Yellow Jacketscoach Brian Gregory said he ideally wanted his defense to force the ball ...