The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets earned their first ACC win under head coach Brian Gregory with a 82-71 win over N.C. State in Raleigh.
Glen Rice Jr. came off the bench to score a game-high 22 points to pace the Yellow Jackets. Rice hit 7-10 shots including 3-5 from three-point range. Mfon Udofia added 17 points while Brandon Reed chipped in 12. Jason Morris and Daniel Miller each finished with 10 points. The win pulls the Yellow Jackets back to the .500 mark at 8-8 and evens their conference record at 1-1.
All five starters for N.C. State finished in double figures led by C.J. Leslie's 17 points. Richard Howell added 15 while Lorenzo Brown finished with 13 points and five assists. The Wolfpack falls to 12-5 overall and 1-1 in the ACC.
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