Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falls To Virginia, 88-84

GoJackets Gani Lawal goes for a jam on two of his team-high 21 points against Virginia.
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Gani Lawal goes for a jam on two of his team-high 21 points against Virginia.
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Dec. 28, 2008

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ATLANTA (AP) - Calvin Baker scored a layup with 10 seconds remaining in overtime to break a tie and help Virginia to an 88-84 victory over eorgia Tech on Sunday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.

Mike Scott added two free throws with 2 seconds left for Virginia (6-4, 1-0 ACC).

Tech's Gani Lawal stole a pass and scored with 15 seconds left to tie it at 84.

Sylven Landesberg led Virginia with 25 points. Jamil Tucker added 15, Baker had 13 and Mustapha Farrakhan scored a season-high 12 off the bench.

Lawal led the Yellow Jackets (7-4, 0-1 ACC) with 21 points. Lewis Clinch and Iman Shumpert added 18 points each for Tech.

Tucker hit a 3-point basket for Virginia with 14.7 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 74. Georgia Tech's Shumpert missed a 15-foot jumper with two seconds remaining to send it to overtime.


 

 

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