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Men's Hoops Loses at Georgia Tech, 74-71

File: Olivier Hanlan scored 21 points against Georgia Tech on Thursday.

File: Olivier Hanlan scored 21 points against Georgia Tech on Thursday.

Feb. 13, 2014

Box Score

GAME INFORMATION
Score: Georgia Tech 74, Boston College 71
Records: Boston College (6-18, 2-9 ACC), Georgia Tech (13-12, 4-8 ACC)
Location: McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, GA
Attendance: 3,104
BC Starters: Owens (F), Magarity (F), Anderson (F), Hanlan (G), Rahon (G)
Georgia Tech Starters: Georges-Hunt (F), Miller (C), Bolden (G), Holsey (F), Heyward (G)

BC HIGHLIGHTS

  • Sophomore Olivier Hanlan scored a game-high 21 points.
  • Junior Ryan Anderson recorded 13 points, four assists and a career-high four steals.
  • Sophomore Joe Rahon scored 11 points and dished our four assists.

    TURNING POINT
    After Hanlan hit a baseline jumper to give BC a 71-70 lead with three seconds left, Marcus Georges-Hunt went the length of the floor and hit a 3-pointer with 0.7 left to give Georgia Tech the win.

    HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Hanlan sparked the first run of the game with Boston College trailing, 16-13. He scored eight of the nine unanswered Eagle points to put them ahead, 22-16.
  • BC held the lead the rest of the half, but Georgia Tech was able to cut the deficit to one at the half, 35-34.
  • Boston College controlled much of the second half and led 69-64 with 3:18 left after a Rahon layup.
  • Georgia Tech scored the next six points to take a 70-69 lead with 22 seconds left.
  • Hanlan hit a baseline jumper with three seconds left to give the lead back to BC, but Georges-Hunt sealed the win with a 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds left.

    TEAM LEADERS
    Boston College
    Points: Olivier Hanlan, 21
    Rebounds: Eddie Odio & Will Magarity, 4
    Assists: Ryan Anderson & Joe Rahon, 4

    Georgia Tech
    Points: Daniel Miller, 18
    Rebounds: Kammeon Holsey, 9
    Assists: Corey Heyward, 5

    INSIDE THE BOX SCORE

  • Boston College had a 19-4 advantage in points off turnovers.
  • It was the sixth-straight game that the Eagles have committed less than 10 turnovers.
    Ties: 11
    Lead Changes: 10
    Largest Leads: BC by 6 1st-10:20, Georgia Tech by 3 1st-17:39

    UP NEXT
    Boston College hosts Notre Dame on Sunday night at 6 p.m. on ESPNU.

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