Scores

Final

Georgia 69

(8-2, 1-1 away)

Georgia Tech 78

(8-3, 0-1 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, December 22, 2006

    McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia

    1 2 T
    UGA 35 3469
    GT 39 3978

    Top Performers

    Georgia: L. Stukes 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Georgia Tech: T. Young 24 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Georgia Tech 78, Georgia 69

    ATLANTA (AP) -- Thaddeus Young scored a career-high 24 points and Ra'Sean Dickey had 15 and a game-high nine rebounds to help Georgia Tech beat Georgia 78-69 on Friday night.

    Winning their third straight over the Bulldogs at Alexander Memorial Coliseum, Georgia Tech led the rest of the way after Javaris Crittenton's 3-pointer gave his team a 48-45 lead with 15:01 remaining.

    Young, a highly recruited forward from Memphis, Tenn., ended a 14-0 run with a layup just 2:54 later.

    The Yellow Jackets (8-3) gave the home team an 11-1 record in the last 12 series matchups.

    Levi Stukes finished with 21 points for Georgia (8-2), which went just 7-for-21 on attempts beyond the arc. Mike Mercer, who entered with an 18.1 average that led the Bulldogs, scored just nine points, all of them on free throws.

    Stukes' 3-pointer with 33.2 remaining cut the lead to nine but ended the scoring for Georgia.

    Mercer failed to score a field goal for the first time in his career. A former teammate of Philadelphia 76ers reserve guard Louis Williams at South Gwinnett High School, Mercer went 0-for-11 from the field and appropriately missed a reverse layup in the final seconds.

    Crittenton, a freshman point guard, finished with 13 points and Mario West 12 for Georgia Tech.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UGA
    GT
    Points 69 78
    FG Made-Attempted 21-55 (.382) 21-46 (.457)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-21 (.333) 6-15 (.400)
    FT Made-Attempted 20-25 (.800) 30-41 (.732)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 14

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