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Georgia Tech vs. California final score: Yellow Jackets beaten 68-57

The Yellow Jackets fell short with a tough second half against the Golden Bears.

Paul Abell-US PRESSWIRE

The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets were beaten 68-57 by the California Golden Bears in the DirecTV Classic in Anaheim on Friday night.

After playing the first half and trailing by a single point, the Yellow Jackets (3-1) let things get away from them a bit. The offense was the biggest issue, only able to generate 24 points in the final 20 minutes.

Georgia Tech was led by guard Mfon Udofia, who scored 16 points on 7-of-13 shooting. Kammeon Holsey also contributed with 14 points, four rebounds and two assists in the loss.

Both teams were dreadful from beyond the 3-point line, with Georgia Tech shooting 2-of-15 while California only made good on 3-of-14. However, the big difference was in free throws. The Yellow Jackets only got to the line 10 times, hitting seven. The Golden Bears drew 26 shots from the charity stripe, earning 19 easy points.

California also out-rebounded Georgia Tech by a wide margin of 38 to 27.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.