Marcus Georges-Hunt scored 15 points, including a go-ahead 3-pointer with 0.7 seconds remaining.
Guards Trae Golden and Corey Heyward possess uniquely different skills
Preview of Sunday afternoon's rumble in Raleigh
Yellow Jackets a week away from beginning season 3 under Brian Gregory
Jackets will hit the ground running when practice begins in late September
Georgia Tech vs. Duke (USATSI)
Georgia Tech vs. Virginia - USATSI
Georgia Tech men's basketball
Georgia Tech vs. Pittsburgh
Georgia Tech vs. Notre Dame
A 2011 all-state guard from Peachtree Ridge High School who signed with Morehead (Ky.) State out of high school, but elected to spend the 2011-12 academic year at Hargrave Military Academy in Chatham, Va. ... Coaches like his character, toughness and competitiveness ... Sat out the 2012-13 season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in late June, had surgery in July ... Re-injured the knee and underwent a second surgery on Dec. 13 ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll in 2013.
2013-14 - Game-by-Game Statistics
Reserve point guard who has become a key member of the Tech bench of late, averaging 14 minutes off the bench against Notre Dame and Pittsburgh while providing good defense and some key playmaking (4 assists, no turnovers)... Played 12 important minutes against Notre Dame with two assists, no turnovers and four rebounds as Trae Golden was in late foul trouble... Has played in all but one game (DNP vs. Dayton) and made one start against East Tennessee State... Began getting more court time after Travis Jorgenson went down with a knee injury Nov. 20, including a season-high 21 minutes against East Tennessee State and 10 against Kennesaw State... Scored his first collegiate field goal against Mississippi Valley State (N26) ... Has 12 assists and eight steals in his limited time... Sat out the 2012-13 season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in late June of 2012, had surgery in July ... Re-injured the knee in the fall and underwent a second surgery on Dec. 13 of last year... Began doing limited work during the summer and resumed full activity at the start of pre-season practice Sept. 27.
First-team all-state in class AAAAA by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution in 2011, and also was named Region 7 Player of the Year, following a 2010-11 season in which he averaged 16.6 points, 5.2 assists, and 3.5 rebounds per game for Peachtree Ridge High School ... The Lions finished the season as regional runners-up with a season record of 21-9 ... At Hargrave, he averaged 11 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists, helping the Tigers to a 38-1 record and the championship game of the national prep school championship ... Member of the National Honor Society, which he says is his most memorable non-athletic achievement.
Full name is Corey William Heyward ... Born August 29, 1993 in Pittsburgh, Pa. ... Son of Craig and Charlotte Heyward ... Father was the former NFL and University of Pittsburgh running back known as "Ironhead" who passed away in 2006 ... Has a brother, Cameron, who starred in football at Ohio State and now plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers ... Two younger siblings, Meagan and Connor ... Says he took basketball as his main sport around age 11watching his older brother play organized basketball ... Majoring in Business Administration.