Thursday, February 21, 2008
Leaking roof delays start of Virginia-Georgia Tech game
ATLANTA -- The game between Virginia and Georgia Tech was
called off Thursday night because of a leaking roof at Alexander
Georgia Tech athletic director Dan Radakovich said it had not
been decided if the teams could reschedule the Atlantic Coast
With the court wet in the lane near Georgia Tech's bench,
officials first postponed the tip-off for 20 minutes. By 7:30 p.m.,
however, the game originally scheduled for 7 p.m. was postponed
indefinitely because the maintenance crew couldn't guarantee the
leaks would stop.
Weather forecasts called for between 2 and 3 inches of rain in
The Yellow Jackets (11-13, 4-6) have lost three straight games
and four of five.
Virginia (12-12, 2-9) was coming off a five-point win at Boston
College on Sunday that stopped a seven-game losing streak.