Illinois 33 31 64
Gatech 36 31 67
Date of game: 12/3/2013

Recap: Georgia Tech vs. Illinois

Atlanta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Daniel Miller scored just nine points, but he drained the game-winning bucket in the final minute to lift the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to a 67-64 come-from-behind victory over the Illinois Fighting Illini as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge at McCamish Pavilion.

Robert Carter, Jr. tallied 21 points and nine rebounds for Georgia Tech (6-3), doing so on 6-of-10 from the field and 7-of-8 from the free-throw line. Marcus Georges-Hunt was also stellar with 20 points.

Rayvonte Rice led all scorers with 24 points as Illinois (7-1) lost for the first time this season. Joseph Bertrand chipped in 10 points for the visitors.

Georgia Tech shot 46.4 percent from the field in the first half, compared to 43.3 percent for Illinois, as it took a 36-33 lead into intermission.

The Illini took control of the game early in the second half with a 21-4 run, giving them a 12-point lead with under seven minutes to play. The Yellow Jackets climbed back in it, however, and trailing by one with 24 seconds left, Miller converted the game-winning layup. Carter, Jr. had a 2-of-2 trip at the foul line with three second left, and Tracy Abrams' 3-point attempt for Illinois at the buzzer did not fall.

Georgia Tech collected 12 offensive rebounds on the night, which led to 13 second-chance points.

Game Notes

In the FCS Huddle: Missouri Valley on a playoff push

Anybody and everybody across the FCS embraced the expansion of the playoff field by four teams to 24 last year, knowing it would bring in more deserving qualifiers.

NASCAR News
Hamlin's No. 11 team hammered with severe penalties

NASCAR handed down severe penalties to Denny Hamlin's No. 11 team in the Sprint Cup Series on Tuesday after his Joe Gibbs Racing car failed post-race inspection this past Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

Latest Sports Photos
Latest Sports Photos
0 Votes
a skydiver was injured when attempting to land in a pre game show at the Lookouts opening game on 4/3/2014

0 Votes
SEC Champions Alabama created by artist Ben Teeter S/N C.O.A. available for the dedicated Alabama fan!

1 Vote
first catch of the season looks like a good year

0 Votes
Gina McLeroy Spring City, TN

0 Votes
Our Son Brandon McLeroy MTSU Football 2011 Gina McLeroy Spring City TN

1 Vote
this is James Howard telling Gracie what to do.

0 Votes
Riverbend fun!

0 Votes
I nees a four letter word for the outside layer of a tree.

0 Votes
Cameron is a rising athlete. He has a God given talent for the game of football. This picture is of him stopping the ball carrier in our game in the ...

1 Vote
Our Lookout Valley 9/10 year old team went to a tournament in Knoxville called The Battle of the Rocky Top. They went throught the tournament undefeated and won the championship ...
Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.