Scores

Final

Tenn St 58

(3-9, 1-1 OVC)

Georgia Tech 63

(8-4, 0-1 ACC)

    8:30 PM ET, December 30, 2008

    McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia

    1 2 T
    TNST 26 3258
    GT 33 3063

    Top Performers

    Tennessee State: G. Robinson 16 Pts, 4 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Georgia Tech: Z. Peacock 22 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Georgia Tech 63, Tennessee St. 58

    Associated Press

    ATLANTA -- Zachery Peacock scored a season-high 22 points and Gani Lawal had a career-best 16 rebounds as Georgia Tech overcame 21 turnovers to beat Tennessee State 63-58 on Tuesday night.

    Peacock scored 15 of his points in the first half, while Lawal had 15 of his rebounds and all 12 of his points in the second half. Iman Shumpert had nine assists and nine points for the Yellow Jackets (8-4).

    Tennessee State (3-9) scored eight straight to take a 39-37 lead 5 minutes into the second half, but the Yellow Jackets outscored the Tigers 17-5 to go ahead 54-44. Lewis Clinch hit a 3-pointer with 6:29 to cap the run.

    Gerald Robinson Jr. led Tennessee State with 16 points and five assists and Darius Cox had 10 rebounds.

    Georgia Tech trailed much of the first half before a 13-5 run late in the period put the Yellow Jackets ahead 33-26 at halftime.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    TNST
    GT
    Points 58 63
    FG Made-Attempted 21-60 (.350) 22-47 (.468)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-14 (.357) 2-14 (.143)
    FT Made-Attempted 11-18 (.611) 17-30 (.567)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 10

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