Scores

Final

Siena 44

(2-2, 1-1 away)

Georgia Tech 72

(4-2, 3-0 home)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    7:00 PM ET, November 23, 2011

    Gwinnett Center, Duluth, Georgia

    1 2 T
    SIE 18 2644
    GT 37 3572

    Top Performers

    Siena: O. Anosike 13 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Georgia Tech: G. Rice Jr. 23 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 3 Stl

    Georgia Tech 72, Siena 44

    Associated Press

    DULUTH, Ga. -- Glen Rice Jr. scored 23 points, Kammeon Holsey added 14 and Georgia Tech beat Siena 72-44 on Wednesday night.

    The Yellow Jackets (4-2) have won two of three.

    OD Anosike scored 13 points and freshman point guard Evan Hymes added three for Siena (2-2), which has lost two straight.

    First-year Georgia Tech coach Brian Gregory suspended Rice for the first three games this season for violating an undisclosed team rule. The junior swingman has responded, however, with a 17.7 scoring average in three games, all as a reserve, since he returned.

    Rice, who hit his first seven shots and finished 10 of 12 from the field, stole the ball from Kyle Downey on Siena's perimeter and dunked for a 28-13 lead at the 5:56 mark of the first half.

    Rice started 23 of his 31 games as a sophomore last season, but might stay in a reserve role, Gregory said after the game.

    Siena was without three key players -- point guard Rakeem Brookins, forward Owen Wignot and forward Trenity Burdine -- so the Saints had a short bench.

    Hymes began the game with a team-best 19.3 scoring average, but struggled to get open looks at the basket against the defense of Mfon Udofia and Pierre Jordan. Hymes was 1 of 9 from the field and missed all three of his shots in the second half, but he finished with a game-high six assists.

    Siena, which went 13-18 last season, was coming off a 64-58 home loss Monday to St. Bonaventure.

    The Yellow Jackets finished sixth in the Charleston Classic last weekend, losing to St. Joseph's, beating VCU and losing 59-50 on Sunday to LSU.

    Daniel Miller and Julian Royal each scored six points for Georgia Tech.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SIE
    GT
    Points 44 72
    FG Made-Attempted 18-60 (.300) 31-62 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 3-15 (.200) 4-16 (.250)
    FT Made-Attempted 5-11 (.455) 6-8 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 10 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 29

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