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Georgia Tech Vs. Georgia Final Score: Big Second Half Propels Yellow Jackets Over Bulldogs 68-56

Georgia Tech overcame a four point half time deficit with an 18-4 run to start the second half and eventually cruised to a 68-56 win over Georgia. The win was the first for the Yellow Jackets in Athens since 1976 .

The Yellow Jackets enjoyed balanced scoring throughout with Jason Morris leading the way with 15 points. Brandon Reed, Kammeon Holsey and Glen Rice Jr all had 12 points apiece. One time Georgia commit Daniel Miller finished with 10 points, nine rebounds and four blocks. The win snaps a two game losing streak for the Yellow Jackets. 

Gerald Robinson scored 16 of his game-high 20 in the first half for a Bulldogs team that struggled yet again offensively. Vincent Williams and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 10 points each. Caldwell-Pope struggled from the field once again going 3-12. Georgia shot just 34 percent from the field and 6-23 from three point range. 

Georgia Tech emphatically won the match up on the inside as both Miller and Holsey controlled the paint area. Georgia's front line of Donte Williams and Marcus Thornton combined to score three points and grab nine rebounds. The loss is Georgia's fourth in a row and drops their season record to 4-5. 

For more on this game, Georgia Fans should check out Dawg Sports while Georgia Tech fans should stop by From The Rumble Seat. 

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