Saturday, January 12, 2013
ATLANTA (AP) -- NCAA scoring leader Erick Green scored 28 points and Virginia Tech rallied for a 70-65 overtime victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday to end a four-game losing streak.
Green, who averages 24.6 points per game, had only 8 points in the first half but helped lead the Hokies back from a deficit of 11 points at 43-32.
Virginia Tech (10-6, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) took its first ACC win under first-year coach James Johnson.
Georgia Tech (10-5, 0-3) remained winless in the league with its third straight loss. The Yellow Jackets were held without a field goal in the final 7 minutes of regulation.
Robert Carter Jr. led Georgia Tech with 12 points despite making only 2 of 12 shots from the field. Mfon Udofia and freshman Marcus Georges-Hunt each had 11.
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