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Men's Hoops Falls To Georgia Tech, 68-60




Jan. 22, 2014

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GAME INFORMATION
Score: Georgia Tech 68, Boston College 60
Records: Boston College (5-14, 1-5 ACC), Georgia Tech (11-8, 2-4 ACC)
Location: Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, MA
Attendance: 1,789
BC Starters: Odio (F), Anderson (F), Jackson (G), Hanlan (G), Rahon (G)
Georgia Tech Starters: Georges-Hunt (F), Miller (C), Golden (G), Holsey (F), Heyward (G)

BC HIGHLIGHTS

  • Boston College trailed by as many as 19 points in the first half, but closed the gap to 57-56 with 4:44 left in the game. Georgia Tech scored the next five points to put the game out of reach.
  • Sophomore Olivier Hanlan scored a team-high 19 points, going 8-for-10 from the floor.
  • Junior Lonnie Jackson scored 14 points.

    TURNING POINT
    Georgia Tech started the game on a 16-3 run, a deficit that BC could never tie. The Eagles cut the lead down to 57-56 with 4:44 left, but Georgia Tech pulled away in the end.

    HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Georgia Tech opened the game on a 16-3 run over the first 4:47. The Yellow Jackets hit their first seven shots of the game. Trae Golden had seven of those points.
  • The Yellow Jackets then extended their lead to 34-15 at the 6:31 mark thanks to a 12-2 run.
  • Boston College scored nine unanswered points over three minutes to cut the deficit to 34-24. Junior Lonnie Jackson sparked the run with a trey.
  • Georgia Tech extended its lead to 42-27 at halftime.
  • The Eagles scored 10 unanswered points early in the second half to cut the deficit to 50-42. That turned into a 19-5 run that trimmed it to 55-51 with 9:34 left.
  • BC knocked the deficit down to 57-56, but Georgia Tech scored the next five points to make it 62-56 with 1:35 left.

    TEAM LEADERS
    Boston College
    Points: Olivier Hanlan, 19
    Rebounds: Three tied with 4
    Assists: Three tied with 2

    Georgia Tech
    Points: Trae Golden, 24
    Rebounds: Marcus Georges-Hunt & Corey Heyward, 5
    Assists: Four tied with 2

    INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Georgia Tech hit its first seven shots of the first half and started the game 14-for-15.
  • The Yellow Jackets shot 17-for-23 (.739) in the first half and 6-for-8 (.750) from beyond the arc.
  • Sophomore Olivier Hanlan had his most efficient game of the season from the floor, shooting 8-for-10 (.800). His previous best was an 11-for-19 (.579) game against Florida Atlantic.
  • The Eagles turned it over a season-low four times and their +6 turnover differential was a season-best. BC had a 13-6 advantage in points off turnovers.
    Ties: 1
    Lead Changes: 0
    Largest Leads: Georgia Tech by 19, 1st 6:31; BC - none

    UP NEXT
    Boston College has eight days off before hosting Virginia Tech next Wednesday, January 29 at 7 p.m.

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