Boston College 74, Georgia Tech 72

Saturday, March 9, 2013 12:00 PM
Location - Silvio O. Conte Forum, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
Officials - Jerry Heater, Sean Hull, Bryan Kersey
Attendance - 5247

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Georgia Tech 36 36 72
Boston College 32 42 74

Recap


Boston College 74, Georgia Tech 72: Joe Rahon scored the go-ahead layup with 1:16 remaining as the host Eagles rallied to beat the Yellow Jackets.

Boston College (15-16, 7-11 ACC) trailed 64-59 with 4:19 to go, but scored the next 12 points to win a matchup of two teams tied in the ACC standings. The Eagles will be the eighth seed entering next week’s ACC tournament; Georgia Tech (16-14, 6-12) drops to ninth and could end up 10th with a Clemson victory later Saturday and a Wake Forest loss Sunday.

Rahon scored 15 points to lead Boston College, which trailed by as many as 10 points in the second half but came back to win its third in a row. Marcus Georges-Hunt led the Yellow Jackets with 16 points.

Georgia Tech, which upset ACC leader and seventh-ranked Miami on Wednesday, pulled within 73-72 on Chris Bolden’s 3-pointer with four seconds left. Down two points with one final shot, Georgia Tech committed its third turnover in the final two minutes as time expired.

Olivier Hanlan added 14 points for the Eagles and Ryan Anderson scored 12. Bolden finished with 12 points and Daniel Miller added 10 for the Yellow Jackets.

GAME NOTEBOOK: If Georgia Tech finishes ninth, the Yellow Jackets and Eagles will meet in the ACC’s opening round Thursday. … Both teams shot well from the field. Georgia Tech finished at 52.6 percent and Boston College shot 55.1 percent. ... The Eagles struggled from the free-throw line, hitting 14 of 25 attempts.

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Chris Bolden 24:00 4-11 3-7 1-1 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 0 12
Daniel Miller 33:00 4-7 0-0 2-2 2 4 6 3 1 2 2 0 10
Mfon Udofia 32:00 4-9 1-2 0-1 0 3 3 0 5 1 3 0 9
Marcus Georges-Hunt 32:00 6-10 2-5 2-3 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 16
Robert Carter 23:00 3-6 0-1 0-0 1 4 5 1 2 0 1 1 6
Kammeon Holsey 15:00 3-3 0-0 0-0 3 0 3 1 4 0 2 0 6
Julian Royal 6:00 2-2 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 2 4
Pierre Jordan 11:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0
Brandon Reed 17:00 4-6 1-2 0-0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 9
Jason Morris 7:00 0-2 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 30-57 7-19 5-7 8 16 24 10 18 6 11 3 72
  52.6% 36.8% 71.4% Team Rebs: 2   Total TO: 11

Boston College Eagles

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Andrew Van Nest 13:00 4-6 1-2 0-0 2 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 9
Ryan Anderson 30:00 5-11 0-0 3-6 2 3 5 1 2 0 3 0 13
Patrick Heckmann 30:00 2-2 1-1 2-4 0 2 2 2 1 3 1 1 7
Olivier Hanlan 37:00 6-9 0-0 2-4 0 5 5 2 1 2 3 0 14
Joe Rahon 35:00 5-7 1-3 4-5 0 4 4 7 1 2 1 0 15
Eddie Odio 28:00 4-9 2-4 1-2 2 2 4 1 0 1 0 1 11
Lonnie Jackson 20:00 1-4 1-3 2-4 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 5
Dennis Clifford 7:00 0-1 0-1 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0
TOTAL 200 27-49 6-14 14-25 8 18 26 13 8 8 11 2 74
  55.1% 42.9% 56.0% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 11