SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico -- Senior forward Zachery Peacock had 22 points to lead Georgia Tech (No. 19 ESPN/USA Today, No. 20 AP) to an 85-67 victory over Boston University in the fifth-place game of the Puerto Rico Tip-Off on Sunday.
Peacock finished 10 of 11 from the field. Gani Lawal added 17 points and 13 rebounds, and Mfon Udofia scored 15 points for the Yellow Jackets.Georgia Tech (3-1) led 42-40 at the half, but the Terriers' inability to take care of the basketball and stifling defense eventually took its toll.John Holland scored a game-high 23 points for Boston University (1-4). He had 11 points and four rebounds in the first half.Georgia Tech lost 63-59 to No. 18 Dayton in the first round Thursday, but beat George Mason 70-62 in Friday's second round.