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Jackets win battle of the Techs

A 15-2 closing run broke open a close game and gave Georgia Tech a 72-57 win over Virginia Tech in ACC action Tuesday night in Atlanta.

Virginia Tech (13-6, 3-3 ACC) led 39-36 at halftime and trailed just 57-55 with 5:01 to go when the Yellow Jackets seized control with their extended run.

Brian Oliver led Georgia Tech (10-9, 3-3 ACC) with 28 points. Iman Shumpert recorded a triple-double for the Jackets, scoring 22 points, snaring 12 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists.

Jeff Allen recorded his eighth double-double of the season for Virginia Tech, scoring 18 points and pulling down 11 rebounds. Victor Davila added 13 points for the Hokies.


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