Scores

Final

(25) Georgia Tech 78

(19-10, 8-8 ACC)

(2) North Carolina 75

(27-4, 14-2 ACC)

1:30 PM ET, March 12, 2005

Verizon Center, Washington, District of Columbia

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#25GT 42 3678
#2UNC 36 3975

Top Performers

Georgia Tech: W. Bynum 35 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast

North Carolina: S. May 17 Pts, 11 Reb, 1 Stl, 3 Blk

Georgia Tech (18-10) at No. 2 North Carolina (27-3) 1:30 pm EST

WASHINGTON (Ticker) -- After escaping with a quarterfinal victory over the ninth-seeded team, No. 3 North Carolina meets Georgia Tech in the Atlantic Coast Conference semifinals on Saturday.

Raymond Felton helped the Tar Heels rebound from a 13-point deficit in the final nine minutes to defeat Clemson, 88-81, on Friday.

Felton scored 24 of his 29 points after halftime, including the final 10 for North Carolina, which prevented Clemson from becoming the first No. 9 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the ACC tournament since 1992.

Jawad Williams, Sean May and Rashad McCants scored 13 points apiece to help the Tar Heels continue their quest for a record 16th ACC tournament crown.

Georgia Tech gave Virginia Tech a rude welcome to the tournament, using a 20-2 run to post a 73-54 victory on Friday.

B.J. Elder scored 19 points, while Jarrett Jack and Will Bynum added 13 each for the Yellow Jackets, who shot 55 percent (28-of-51) from the field and had a 37-27 rebounding edge.

Georgia Tech haas won the tournament three times but is seeking its first title since 1993.

North Carolina defeated Georgia Tech in their only meeting this season, 91-69, on January 12. Williams led the Tar Heels with 18 points, while Jack had 24 for the Yellow Jackets.

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School Info

 
GT
UNC
Conference ACC ACC
Nickname Yellow Jackets Tar Heels
Type Public Public

2004-05 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 12, 2005 @UNC 91, GT 69Recap
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