Scores

Final OT

Boston College 80

(14-6, 2-3 ACC)

Georgia Tech 76

(9-9, 0-5 ACC)

    7:00 PM ET, January 20, 2009

    McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia

    1 2 OT T
    BC 30 36 1480
    GT 31 35 1076

    Top Performers

    Boston College: T. Rice 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 5 Stl

    Georgia Tech: G. Lawal 14 Pts, 10 Reb, 1 Stl, 6 Blk

    Boston College 80, Georgia Tech 76

    Associated Press

    ATLANTA -- Tyrese Rice scored 24 of his 26 points after the first half, including six points in overtime, and Boston College recovered after blowing a big lead in the second half to beat Georgia Tech 80-76 on Tuesday night.

    Corey Raji also had six points in overtime for Boston College.

    The Eagles blew a 14-point lead in the second half before recovering to give Georgia Tech its third overtime loss in five Atlantic Coast Conference games.

    Boston College (14-6, 2-3) snapped a four-game losing streak. Georgia Tech (9-9, 0-5) remains the only ACC team without a conference victory.

    Iman Shumpert led Georgia Tech with 16 points. Gani Lawal had 14 points and Moe Miller added 13.

    Rakim Sanders, who had 19 points, was one of three Boston College players to foul out in the second half.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    BC
    GT
    Points 80 76
    FG Made-Attempted 30-68 (.441) 28-65 (.431)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-19 (.368) 6-24 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 14-19 (.737)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 4

    2008-09 Season

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