ATLANTA -- Freshman Mfon Udofia scored a career-high 26 points and Georgia Tech (No. 23 ESPN/USA Today) beat Siena 74-61 on Wednesday night.
Clarence Jackson led Siena (4-3) with 19 points. The Saints, who have dropped two of three, never led and had no other players score in double figures.
Udofia, a point guard from nearby Miller Grove High School in Stone Mountain, also had seven rebounds. His 10-foot runner with 4:06 remaining gave Georgia Tech a 68-54 lead.
Favors, a 6-foot-10 forward from nearby South Atlanta High, hit a layup to put the Yellow Jackets up 54-47 with 8:44 left in the game.