Field Level Media
Mar 4, 2023
Miles Kelly scored 16 of his game-high 21 points in the second half as Georgia Tech rallied for a 73-65 victory over host Boston College on Saturday in Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Kelly shot 7 of 14 from the field, including 5 of 11 from 3-point range, for the Yellow Jackets, who overcame a nine-point deficit in the final 10:08.
Lance Terry added 17 points and seven rebounds, while Kyle Sturdivant chipped in 14 points, five rebounds and four assists for the Yellow Jackets.
Georgia Tech (14-17, 6-14 ACC), which won for the fifth time in its past six games, shot 26 of 62 (41.9 percent) from the field, including 11 of 29 (37.9 percent) from 3-point range.
Boston College (15-16, 9-10), which ended a three-game winning streak, was led by T.J. Bickerstaff's 15 points, nine rebounds and four assists.
Jaeden Zackery finished with 14 points and eight rebounds, while CJ Penha added 13 points.
The Eagles shot 25 of 57 (43.9 percent) from the field, including 6 of 22 (27.3 percent) from beyond the arc.
After Boston College had a 55-46 advantage with 10:08 remaining, Georgia Tech countered with a 14-3 run to take a 60-58 lead following Sturdivant's 3-pointer with 6:02 left.
Mason Madsen's 3-pointer tied the game at 63 for the Eagles with 2:13 to play, but Kelly hit a 3-pointer before Sturdivant made another for a 69-63 advantage with 58 seconds remaining.
Georgia Tech led by as many as nine in the first half en route to a 36-30 halftime advantage.
Terry scored eight points and Moore added seven in the first 20 minutes for Georgia Tech, which shot 15 of 32 (46.9 percent) from the field before the break, including 4 of 14 (28.6 percent) from beyond the arc.
Boston College was led by Bickerstaff, Zackery and Penha, who scored eight first-half points apiece.
The Eagles shot 12 of 31 (38.7 percent) from the field prior to halftime, including a woeful 1 of 10 (10 percent) from distance.
--Field Level Media