Men's Basketball

Georgia Tech Falls to NC State

GoJackets Alade Aminu came off the bench to score 11 points and take seven rebounds.
GoJackets
Alade Aminu came off the bench to score 11 points and take seven rebounds.
GoJackets

Feb. 14, 2009

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ATLANTA, Ga. (AP) - Tracy Smith scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and five other North Carolina State players scored in double figures to help the Wolfpack defeated Georgia Tech 86-65 on Saturday, sending the reeling Yellow Jackets to their fourth straight loss.

Javier Gonzalez and Courtney Fells each added 14 points, C.J. Williams and Dennis Horner each had 11 points and Brandon Costner had 10 points for North Carolina State (14-9, 4-6 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Wolfpack won their first ACC game on the road after four losses.

Georgia Tech (10-14, 1-10 ACC), losing its ninth in 10 games, was led by Iman Shumpert's 14 points. Lewis Clinch added 12 and Alade Aminu had 11.

Tech's last win and only ACC victory was a 76-74 victory over then No. 6 Wake Forest on Jan. 31 at home.

North Carolina State beat No. 7 Wake Forest 82-76 in its last game on Wednesday night.

 

 

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