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Video: Stewart Cink sinks full-court putt at GT basketball game

When a college student nails a half-court shot for a $10,000 tuition scholarship, it’s a pretty awesome sight. What happened Tuesday night at Georgia Tech’s basketball game against Duke, however, has got to be one of the coolest things I have ever seen. PGA golfer Stewart Cink was in attendance at his Alma Mater for the game and he was given a chance to win $25,000 for a charity...
Via Campus Sports Net
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Stewart Cink “Cinks” impressive 94-foot putt

OK, so, this is crazy. Stewart Cink sank a 94-foot putt on the Georgia Tech basketball court to win $25,000 for a student. Cink, who memorably defeated an aging but charging Tom Watson to win the 2009 Open Championship, made this putt look easy. It never even deviated off line and to do it on the slick, hard wood floor is even more impressive. What are some of your craziest off...
Via The GP Golf Report
February 07, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 19 Miami women hold off Georgia Tech 58-55

ATLANTA (AP) Keyona Hayes led a balanced attack with 16 points and No. 19 Miami held off Georgia Tech 58-55 on Thursday night despite missing three free throws in the closing seconds. Georgia Tech closed within 57-55 with 20 seconds to play but after Jessica Thomas missed two free throws with 6.7 seconds left, the ball went out of bounds off the Yellow Jackets. Adrienne Motley...
Via AP on Fox
February 11, 2016  |  Discuss

FSU's furious late push comes up short in home loss to Georgia Tech

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Georgia Tech snapped a 10-game losing streak to Florida State with an 86-80 victory on Wednesday night.Marcus Georges-Hunt led the Yellow Jackets (14-12, 4-9 Atlantic Coast Conference) with 27 points and Adam Smith added 25. Quinton Stephens had 11 points and seven rebounds.Freshman Terance Mann had a career-high 18 points and five rebounds for Florida State...
Via AP on Fox
February 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Tech Upsets No. 19 Notre Dame At The Buzzer

What would a college basketball Saturday be without a couple of buzzer-beaters. Texas A&M knocked off No. 14 Kentucky on one, and Georgia Tech just stunned No. 19 Notre Dame in the waning seconds as well.  With his team trailing 62-61, GT’s Marcus Georges-Hunt drove to the rack and finished in traffic over Notre Dame’s Zach Auguste for the win.  Tough basket by Georges...
Via College Spun
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Marcus Georges-Hunt's last-second bucket lifts Georgia Tech over Notre Dame

Of all the teams in the top half of the ACC standings, No. 19 Notre Dame has the easiest ending to the regular season.However, the Fighting Irish may have had their hopes of claiming at least a share of the ACC regular season title dashed on Saturday night when Marcus Georges-Hunt lifted Georgia Tech to a 63-62 upset win in the final seconds.Georges-Hunt finished with 19 points...
Via FOX Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Georgia Tech hits buzzer beater to shock Notre Dame

Marcus Georges-Hunt hit a huge shot for Georgia Tech on Saturday night with just one second left on the clock to lead them to a win over number 19 Notre Dame…. The post Watch: Georgia Tech hits buzzer beater to shock Notre Dame appeared first on The Student Section.
Via The Student Section
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Georges-Hunt's 25 power Georgia Tech past Clemson, 75-73

ATLANTA (AP) Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 25 points, including two free throws with three seconds remaining, and Georgia Tech came back from a second-half deficit of 13 points to beat Clemson 75-73 on Tuesday night. The game was tied at 73-all before Georges-Hunt sank the two free throws. Jaron Blossomgame, who led Clemson with 22 points, missed a last-second 3-pointer. Georgia...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Georges-Hunt's faith finally paying off for Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Marcus Georges-Hunt kept his faith as Georgia Tech suffered two straight losing seasons and a particularly dreadful ACC finish last season. Georges-Hunt's resolve even endured the Yellow Jackets losing eight of their first 10 Atlantic Coast Conference games this season. Led by the senior, Georgia Tech has finally found a way to win close games. The Yellow Jackets ...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Georgia Tech CB D.J. White

As you should know by now, our attention has now shifted to the 2016 NFL Draft as it relates to the prospects. From now until the draft takes place, we hope to profile as many draft prospects as we possibly can for you. Most of these player profiles will be... The post 2016 NFL Draft Player Profiles: Georgia Tech CB D.J. White appeared first on Steelers Depot by Luc Polglaze. Go...
Via Steelers Depot
February 29, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 11 Louisville holds off Georgia Tech 56-53

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) Chinanu Onuaku made two free throws with 30.9 seconds remaining and Damion Lee added two more with 10.7 left to help No. 11 Louisville survive Georgia Tech 56-53 on Tuesday night. Onuanku's underhanded free throws provided a 54-49 lead and loomed large as the Yellow Jackets stormed back with four straight points over the next 18 seconds. Marcus Georges-Hunt...
Via AP on Fox
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

Louisville Guard Accidentally Makes Absurd Layup During Pregame Warmups

Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell made the shot of the night this past Tuesday, and it didn’t even come in the team’s game against Georgia Tech. In the below Instagram clip, posted by Mitchell himself, the freshman attempts some kind of windmill dunk during warmups ahead of the contest. But he loses the ball on the way up, and – well, you’ll see. Could he do it again on purpose...
Via College Spun
March 03, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 7 Louisville women beat Georgia Tech 60-50 in ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Myisha Hines-Allen had 22 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 7 Louisville beat Georgia Tech 60-50 in Friday's quarterfinals at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Hines-Allen didn't get a lot of help from her teammates, with the rest of the second-seeded Cardinals (25-6) managing to shoot a combined 28 percent (12 for 43). But they frustrated the cold...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 7 Louisville women beat Georgia Tech 60-50 in ACCs

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Myisha Hines-Allen had 22 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 7 Louisville beat Georgia Tech 60-50 in Friday's quarterfinals at the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament. Hines-Allen didn't get a lot of help from her teammates, with the rest of the second-seeded Cardinals (25-6) managing to shoot a combined 28 percent (12 for 43). But they frustrated the cold...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Smith, Jacobs power Georgia Tech past Pitt 63-59

ATLANTA (AP) Adam Smith scored 23 points, Nick Jacobs added 19 points and 12 rebounds and Georgia Tech beat Pittsburgh 63-59 on Saturday. The Yellow Jackets (18-13, 8-10 Atlantic Coast Conference) finished their best regular season under fifth-year coach Brian Gregory. Georgia Tech has won five of six. Michael Young finished with 24 points for Pitt (20-10, 9-9). Despite winning...
Via AP on Fox
March 05, 2016  |  Discuss

ACC Tournament could decide Gregory's future at Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) Given a mandate from his boss one year ago to show ''clear signs of progress,'' Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory went all in for this season by adding three senior transfers. With his job on the line, Gregory aimed for immediate results. The payoff came late in the regular season as the Yellow Jackets won five of their last six games to gain momentum for Wednesday...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

5-star WR Demetris Robertson signs aid agreements with Cal, Georgia Tech

Demetris Robertson is the most prized possession remaining in the Class of 2016. The five-star wide receiver has been mulling his decision, but it appears as though the race for his services is nearing its end. According to reports from Rivals.com and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Robertson has signed his aid agreement players with Cal and Georgia Tech. With the aid agreements...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech erases 18-point deficit to beat Clemson in OT

WASHINGTON (AP) Marcus Georges-Hunt and Georgia Tech erased an 18-point second-half deficit to beat Clemson 88-85 in overtime on Wednesday in the second round of the ACC Tournament to keep its faint NCAA hopes alive for at least another day. Georges-Hunt went 15 for 16 from the free throw line and scored 28 points as the Yellow Jackets took advantage of a Tigers team that went...
Via AP on Fox
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech's Georges-Hunt 'thankful' for spot in NIT

ATLANTA (AP) Marcus Georges-Hunt says playing in the NIT is better than being left out of the postseason, like his first three seasons at Georgia Tech. ''I'm thankful to be able to make the postseason, being as it's the first time ever for me,'' Georges-Hunt said Monday. ''It's better than sitting at home and watching other teams play.'' Georgia Tech hasn't made the NCAA field...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech 83, South Carolina 66

Senior guard Adam Smith made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points to help Georgia Tech rout South Carolina 83-66 on Monday in Columbia, S.C., to reach the NIT quarterfinals. Senior guard Marcus Georges-Hunt added 14 points and eight assists and senior forward Charles Mitchell had 12 points and seven rebounds for the fourth-seeded Yellow Jackets (21-14). Junior forward Quinton Stephens...
Via AP on Fox
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Kell, San Diego St. beat Georgia Tech 72-56 in NIT quarters

SAN DIEGO (AP) Trey Kell made a career-high tying four 3-poiners and finished with 18 points to help No. 2 seed San Diego State beat Georgia Tech 72-56 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the NIT. San Diego State (28-9) will face George Washington, an 82-77 winner over Florida, at Madison Square Garden in Tuesday's semifinals. Adam Smith hit a jumper that pulled fourth-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

San Diego State beats Georgia Tech, advances to NIT semifinals

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Trey Kell made a career-high tying four 3-poiners and finished with 18 points to help No. 2 seed San Diego State beat Georgia Tech 72-56 Wednesday night in the quarterfinals of the NIT.San Diego State (28-9) will face George Washington, an 82-77 winner over Florida, at Madison Square Garden in Tuesday's semifinals.Adam Smith hit a jumper that pulled fourth-seeded...
Via AP on Fox
March 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Georgia Tech Has Fired Head Coach Brian Gregory

Twitter/GTech According to multiple reports, Georgia Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory has been let go by the university. Gregory, who has been with the program the past five years, posted a 76-86 overall record with a 27-61 ACC mark. The past season, which featured 21 victories, was actually the most successive of his tenure. Georgia Tech’s AD, Mike Bobinski, confirmed the...
Via College Spun
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech fires men's basketball coach Brian Gregory

ATLANTA (AP) Georgia Tech has fired men's basketball coach Brian Gregory. The moved was announced Friday by athletic director Mike Bobinski, two days after the Yellow Jackets' season ended in the NIT. Gregory was dismissed after five seasons as the Georgia Tech coach. He compiled an overall record of 76-86 and was a dismal 27-61 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Via AP on Fox
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech fires basketball coach Brian Gregory

According to multiple reports, Georgia Tech basketball coach Brian Gregory is no longer in charge of the program. Wednesday was the team’s last game of the season, losing to San Diego State in the quarterfinals of the NIT. “This was a difficult decision because of the character and integrity that Brian has demonstrated throughout his time at Georgia Tech,” athletics director...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 25, 2016  |  Discuss
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