Boston College falls to Georgia Tech in OT at ACC tourney

The Boston College basketball team has perfected the art of getting close. It’s finishing the job that has proven troublesome. This time the Eagles battled back from a 13-point deficit late in regulation to force overtime against Georgia Tech in the opening round of the ACC tournament. They even built a three-point lead in the extra period before running into some familiar problems...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech 62, Virginia Tech 51

Daniel Miller scored 14 points with nine rebounds and Trae Golden finished with 14 points and eight assists, lifting the host Yellow Jackets in their regular-season finale. Miller, a senior playing his final home game, finished 6-for-7 from the field for Georgia Tech (15-16, 6-12 ACC), which shot 49 percent from the field four days after upsetting No. 7 Syracuse on Tuesday. Robert...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Georgia Tech Throws Back-To-Back Alley-Oops Against Virginia Tech

If you didn’t tune in to the ACC basement battle between Georgia Tech and Virginia Tech, you missed a wild sequence of possessions that ended in back-to-back Georgia Tech alley-oops. The video opens with a Trae Golden-to-Marcus Georges-Hunt alley-oop on a well-run backdoor lob. On the other end, the Hokies turn the ball over, leading to a Yellow Jacket run-out, which ends in Georges...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ga. Tech hands Cuse 4th loss in 5 games

Trae Golden scored 16 points, including six clutch free throws in the final seconds, and Georgia Tech stunned struggling No. 7 Syracuse 67-62 on Tuesday night.
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech stuns No. 7 Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y.  -- Trae Golden scored 16 points, including six clutch free throws in the final seconds, and Georgia Tech stunned struggling No. 7 Syracuse 67-62 on Tuesday night. Syracuse (26-4, 13-4 Atlantic Coast Conference) had lost three of four coming into the game and dropped three more spots in the rankings after starting the season with 25 straight wins and spending three...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Close losses hurting Vols' NCAA tourney hopes

Near misses are becoming all too common for Tennessee. After falling just short of the NCAA tournament each of the past two years, Tennessee (16-11, 7-7 SEC) could fail to earn a bid again because of its inability to win close games. Tennessee enters Wednesday's game at Mississippi State (13-14, 3-11) holding a 2-10 record in games with single-digit margins and an 0-5 mark...
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

McDaniel rallies Clemson past Georgia Tech 63-55

K.J. McDaniel scored 10 of his 16 points in the second half, when Clemson overcame a six-point deficit to win 63-55 at Georgia Tech. The Tigers (17-9, 8-6 ACC) took advantage of the sloppy Yellow Jackets (13-14, 4-10) after intermission as Tech committed nine of its 15 turnovers and Clemson scored 14 points off those miscues. DaMarcus Harrison added 15 points for Clemson, which...
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February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Late rally not enough for Boston College

Boston College’s second-half surge was not enough as it fell for the seventh time in eight games with a 68-60 loss to Georgia Tech last night at Conte Forum. The Eagles trailed by 18 early in the second half and cut the deficit to a single point late, but Trae Golden scored nine of the Yellow Jackets’ final 11 points to help grab their first road ACC win of the season. Golden...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech holds off Boston College, 68-60

Trae Golden scored eight of his 24 points in the closing 2:16 and Georgia Tech held on after nearly blowing a big second-half lead to beat Boston College 68-60 on Tuesday night. Kammeon Holsey added 13 points and Chris Bolden 11 for the Yellow Jackets (11-8, 2-4 Atlantic Coast Conference). Georgia Tech won for just the second time in six games. Olivier Hanlan had 19 points and...
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January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech nets season-low 42 in home loss to Miami

ATLANTA -- It would be one thing if Georgia Tech -- hardly a fully formed product right now under coach Brian Gregory -- was struggling to keep pace with the dynamic, upper-crust clubs of the super-sized ACC. But four games into the conference season, at a time when the league ranks only fifth nationally -- just percentage points ahead of the Atlantic 10 -- there is little consolation...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden, Miller lead Georgia Tech past Irish 74-69

Trae Golden scored 20 points, Daniel Miller added 10 points and 13 rebounds and Georgia Tech beat Notre Dame 74-69 on Saturday. Despite blowing a 15-point lead they held midway through the second half, the Yellow Jackets (10-6, 1-2 ACC) went ahead for good when Golden's 3-pointer from the left wing made it 70-68 in the final minute. Golden gave Georgia Tech its biggest lead...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech notches first ACC win, downs Notre Dame

In an under-the-radar but important game for the middle portion of the ACC pack, Georgia Tech held off Notre Dame, 74-69, in Atlanta. Here are three observations from a game Yellow Jackets head coach Brian Gregory called "a tremendous college basketball game": 1. Georgia Tech treading water in the ACC ... but it's better than sinking quickly. The Yellow Jackets aren...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech escapes Charlotte when Golden nails 3-pointer

Senior guard Trae Golden scored a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left, to lead Georgia Tech past Charlotte 58-55 on Sunday night. A 3-point attempt by Charlotte's Pierria Henry swished through the net and at first appeared to tie the game at the final buzzer, but it was ruled he did not get the shot off in time after a television replay...
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December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech escapes Charlotte with 58-55 win

Senior guard Trae Golden scored a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left, to lead Georgia Tech past Charlotte 58-55 on Sunday night. A 3-point attempt by Charlotte's Pierria Henry swished through the net and at first appeared to tie the game at the final buzzer, but it was ruled he did not get the shot off in time after a television replay...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech defeats Kennesaw State 74-57

Robert Carter Jr. recorded his fourth double-double of the season with 15 points and 15 rebounds to lead Georgia Tech to a 74-57 victory over visiting Kennesaw State on Monday night. Trae Golden had 15 points and four assists for the Yellow Jackets (8-3), while Daniel Miller finished with 14 points, eight rebounds and three blocked shots. Andrew Osemhen, averaging just 3.1 points...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech handles Kennesaw State 74-57

Georgia Tech couldn’t exactly blame overlooking Kennesaw State for a slow start Monday night — not a program three years removed from a road loss to the Owls, signaling the beginning of the end for coach Paul Hewitt. Trae Golden had an excuse, though. He was a freshman at Tennessee back then. But it was Golden who used four drives to the basket in a five-minute span to snap...
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December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

St. John's beats Georgia Tech 69-58

D'Angelo Harrison scored 21 points and St. John's overcame a 15-point deficit for the second straight game, this time going on to a 69-58 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday in the third-place game of the Barclays Center Classic. The Red Storm (5-2) used a 24-2 run in the second half to take control and offset Friday night's 89-82 overtime loss to Penn State. Harrison...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech edges North Carolina A&T 78-71

Trae Golden scored 12 of his game-high 20 points in the second half Sunday, when Georgia Tech rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit to beat North Carolina A&T 78-71. Georgia Tech (4-1) trailed 37-33 at halftime after missing 10 of 18 free throws, and the Yellow Jackets fell behind 45-36 in the second half when Denzel Keys put back an offensive rebound with 13:43 left in...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Golden leads Georgia Tech past Georgia, 80-71

Trae Golden scored 19 points, including a 3-pointer to cap Georgia Tech's 12-2 run to open the second half, and the Yellow Jackets beat Georgia 80-71 on Friday night for their third straight win in the state rivalry. Golden's 3-pointer gave Georgia Tech a 55-40 lead less than 4 minutes into the second half. The Yellow Jackets led only 43-38 at halftime. Georgia Tech kept...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Ga. Tech trips UGA, extends series win streak to 3

Here are three things we learned from Georgia Tech's 80-71 road victory over Georgia on Friday night marking the first time in 50-plus years the Jackets have won consecutive games at Stegeman Coliseum (1959, 1961). 1. The aptly named Trae Golden will be a real difference-maker for Georgia Tech The senior transfer, who averaged double-digit scoring his sophomore and junior...
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November 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Georgia Tech gets 68-50 win over Delaware St.

Trae Golden hit his first four shots and went on to lead all scorers with 16 points Monday as Georgia Tech struggled a bit before beating Delaware State 68-50 in McCamish Pavilion. Golden, a senior guard who transferred from Tennessee over the summer to be closer to his ailing father in metropolitan Atlanta, finished 7-of-10 shooting, but he and the Yellow Jackets (2-0) had just...
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November 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Duke’s Hood, Georgia Tech’s Golden among 10 transfers to watch in ACC

Send to KindleAs the ACC welcomes Notre Dame, Pittsburgh and Syracuse to the league, several transfers with previous Division I experience will take the court this season for conference teams. Here are 10 Division I transfers to watch in the ACC during the 2013-14 season: Former Tennessee guard Trae Golden, now at Georgia Tech, is one of several Division I transfers expected to make...
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October 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Newsblurb: Trae Golden to play this season at Georgia Tech

Send to KindleCredit: Georgia Tech Athletics/Brian Savage Former Tennessee Volunteer Trae Golden has been cleared to play this season for Georgia Tech, the school announced in a release.  Golden applied for a waiver from the NCAA to avoid the normal transfer policy of sitting out for a season.  Golden’s father is in failing health and the Georgia native wanted to be closer to...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

#77 Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets: College Basketball 111 in 111

Welcome to The Sports Bank’s fourth annual college basketball season preview series where we break 111 teams in the 111 days leading up to the opening tip-off of the 2013-2014 season.  We will rank the 84 power conference teams (including the new Big East and American Athletic Conferences) and top 27 mid-majors in reverse power ranking order.  We’ll break down rosters...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Yellow Jackets Fill a Hole with addition of Golden

It’s amazing how often a sick relative and a position in need on a nearby team always seem to come together so nicely.Tennessee point guard Trae Golden wants to be near his “severly ill” father and will transfer to Georgia Tech. Golden is from nearby Powder Springs, Georgia. The soon to be senior will petition to the NCAA to play right away rather than having to sit out a full...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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