Virginia Tech 74, Georgia Tech 73
Dorenzo Hudson made a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime to
lift Virginia Tech to a 74-73 win over Georgia Tech on
The Yellow Jackets took a 73-71 lead on a jumper by Mfon Udofia
with 5 seconds remaining, and Virginia Tech called a timeout with
3.5 seconds left.
After the timeout, Jarell Eddie caught the ball in the corner
and nearly lost control. But he passed the ball out of a double
team and found Hudson, who launched the game-winning shot for the
Hokies (15-12, 4-8 Atlantic Coast Conference).
Erick Green finished with 14 points and could’ve won the game in
regulation for Virginia Tech, but his jumper missed. Cadarian
Raines added a career-high 13 points for the Hokies, who lost on a
last-second shot by Florida State on Thursday.
Georgia Tech (9-17, 2-10), which has lost nine of its past 10
games and 13 of 15, got a game-high 18 points from Kammeon
The Yellow Jackets played the game without leading scorer and
rebounder Glen Rice, Jr., who was suspended indefinitely by coach
Brian Gregory on Friday for undisclosed reason.
Rice, who was suspended for three games earlier in the season by
Gregory for violating team rules, was averaging 13 points and 6.7
rebounds per game.