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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

Georgia Tech women edge Wake Forest 67-65 in ACC

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) Aaliyah Whiteside had 19 points and Roddreka Rogers had 16, including the game-winning basket with 5.4 seconds left as seventh-seeded Georgia Tech edged 10th-seeded Wake Forest 67-65 in an ACC tournament second-round game on Thursday night. Wake Forest, down by seven with 4:23 to play, tied the game on a layup by Milan Quinn at the 1:01 mark. Antonia Peresson...
Via AP on Fox
March 03, 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. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

DE Jordan Woods heads Georgia Tech's class of 18 signees

ATLANTA (AP) This time it was a little more difficult for Paul Johnson to reference his record as evidence the recruiting experts were wrong about his Georgia Tech signing class. Georgia Tech's 18 signees on Wednesday didn't fare well in the team rankings compiled by recruiting services. The class was ranked No. 69 in the nation by Rivals.com, which listed defensive end Jordan...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Stewart Cink wins college student $25K with full-court putt

Duke rallied to defeat Georgia Tech, 80-71, on Tuesday night. But one Yellow Jackets fan went home happy.Pro golfer Stewart Cink, a 1995 graduate of Georgia Tech, won a student $25,000 by sinking a full-court put during halftime.
Via Fox Sports
February 03, 2016  |  Discuss

2nd-half spurt helps Georgia Tech hold off NC State 90-83

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 26 points - including a five-point possession that started the decisive second-half run - to help Georgia Tech beat North Carolina State 90-83 on Wednesday night. Nick Jacobs added 20 points for the Yellow Jackets (12-8, 2-5 Atlantic Coast Conference), who led nearly all night in a matchup of teams sitting near the bottom of the league...
Via AP on Fox
January 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Lee, Mahmoud lead No. 17 Louisville past Georgia Tech 75-71

ATLANTA (AP) Damion Lee scored 17 points, Anas Mahmoud added 15 and No. 17 Louisville held on in the closing seconds to beat hard-luck Georgia Tech 75-71 on Saturday. In a back-and-forth game that was close all the way, Mahmoud was in the middle of a crucial sequence with 1:01 remaining that helped the Cardinals (16-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) claim their third straight win...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech adds former UNC assistant to staff

On Thursday Georgia Tech added former North Carolina assistant, Ron West, to its staff as a co-offensive line coach.West was a co-defensive coordinator/linebackers coach for head coach Larry Fedora at UNC and helped the Tar Heels go 11-3 (8-0) this year en route to an ACC Coastal Division crown.A former Clemson player who graduated in 1979, West previously spent 10 years on the Tigers...
Via Fox Sports
January 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech offensive lineman leaves team to pursue art career

Georgia Tech offensive lineman Gary Brown is abandoning the grid iron to pursue a career in arts, the redshirt freshman tweeted over the weekend.The 6-3, 287-pounder saw action in five games this season and was the 2014 offensive scout  team player of the year for the Yellow Jackets. Brown, a former-star prospect coming out Alonso High School in Tampa, Fla., was expected to compete...
Via Fox Sports
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 24 Pittsburgh holds off Georgia Tech 89-84

PITTSBURGH (AP) James Robinson and Jamel Artis scored 18 points apiece and No. 24 Pittsburgh held off Georgia Tech 89-84 victory on Wednesday night. Robinson added eight assists for the Panthers (13-1, 2-0 ACC), who won their ninth straight behind a balanced attack even with second-leading scorer Michael Young limited early by foul trouble. Young finished with 17 points in just...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech-Pittsburgh Preview

After briefly stepping away from the ACC schedule, Pittsburgh is ready to shift its focus back to the league full-time. Ranked for the first time in nearly two years, the No. 24 Panthers can record a ninth straight victory by extending Georgia Tech's conference road struggles Wednesday night. Pittsburgh (12-1, 1-0) opened ACC play with a 72-61 win over Syracuse last Wednesday...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia Tech fan shows off Yellow Jackets-themed Christmas tree

The Christmas spirit has been sweeping the sports world in recent weeks, as we all prepare for the holiday. We have seen a number of sports fans mixing the Christmas spirit with their fandom and the latest example comes to us from a proud Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets fan. The fan decorated their Christmas tree in a way that leaves no doubt who they root for each and every week of...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Photo: Georgia Tech Fans Have A Fantastic Yellow Jackets-Themed Christmas Tree

Many college football fans may have a few ornaments or other decorations to show off their fanhood on their Christmas tree. How many dedicated an entire tree to their team, though? One family of Georgia Tech fans decorated their entire tree to show their support for the Rambling Wreck, and it looks great.  Is your house sporting a @GTAthletics tree? Because ours is. #gatech #wreckmas...
Via College Spun
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Mitchell, Georgia Tech beat SE Louisiana 75-62

ATLANTA (AP) Charles Mitchell had 14 points and 15 rebounds for his 10th double-double of the season and Georgia Tech beat Southeastern Louisiana 75-62 on Monday night. Georgia Tech took its largest lead of the game at 49-25 with 16:27 left after a 15-4 spurt to start the second half. Marcus Georges-Hunt had two 3-pointers during the run and Adam Smith hit another. James White...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss
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