Despite three Syracuse (11-5, 2-1 ACC) players reaching double-digit scoring, Georgia Tech (10-6, 2-1 ACC) handed the Orange their first ACC loss of the season, 73-59, Saturday evening at the Carrier Dome.
Oshae Brissett led the Orange with 15 points followed by Hughes’ 12 and Battles’ 11. Marek Dolezaj did all he could on the defensive end tying a season-high rebounds with six and snatching a career-high four steals.
- Recap, Boxscore & Statistics (Cuse.com)
- Syracuse clobbered by Georgia Tech, 73-59 (Syracuse.com)
- Georgia Tech 73, Syracuse 59: Yellow Jackets hand Orange first ACC loss (NunesMagician.com)
- Defensive lapses sink Syracuse in loss to Georgia Tech (Daily Orange)
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– Gallery: Syracuse loses first conference game, 73-59, to Georgia Tech (Daily Orange)
– Superlatives from Syracuse’s 73-59 loss against Georgia Tech (Daily Orange)
– Best and worst from Syracuse basketball’s loss to Georgia Tech (Syracuse.com)
FINAL: 4-game win streak snapped.— Syracuse Basketball (@Cuse_MBB) January 13, 2019
We're back in action Monday night at Duke. pic.twitter.com/3LwQyR4Z4V
In my opinion, Syracuse is better when Oshae Brissett scores more than zero points.— Dan Lyons (@Dan_Lyons76) January 13, 2019
Haven't understood this all year. Syracuse isn't a good outside shooting team, yet happy to chuck every game. https://t.co/MS2vhgvvLB— John Cassillo (@JohnCassillo) January 13, 2019
Syracuse puts its four-game winning streak on the line when it hosts Georgia Tech on Saturday night. The squads take to the court at 6 p.m.
Georgia Tech is coming off a 52-49 loss at No. 9 Virginia Tech on Wednesday, which snapped its three game winning streak. The Yellow Jackets enter Saturday’s game with a 9-6 overall record, including a 1-1 mark in ACC play.
The game will be televised on ESPN2 and the Watch ESPN app. Fans can also listen to the live action on the Syracuse IMG Radio Network.
– Full preview & statistics (Cuse.com)
– How Montverde Academy has prepared Georgia Tech’s Michael Devoe (Daily Orange)
– Syracuse’s next opponent: What to know about Georgia Tech (Daily Orange)
– Beat writers unanimous in predicting Syracuse’s matchup against Georgia Tech (Daily Orange)
– Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech Q&A with From the Rumble Seat (NunesMagician.com)
– Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech: TV/streaming, time, odds, history & more (NunesMagician.com)
– What to watch for against Georgia Tech (Syracuse.com)
– Syracuse vs. Georgia Tech: 10 things to watch for (Syracuse.com)
– Orange opens as big favorite over Georgia Tech (Syracuse.com)