National Basketball Association
Georgia Tech 52, Presbyterian 38
When: 7:00 PM ET, Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Where: Hank McCamish Pavilion, Atlanta, Georgia
Officials: # John Gaffney, # Ray Perone, # Doug Shows
Attendance: 5733

Georgia Tech 52, Presbyterian 38: Marcus Georges-Hunt and Robert Carter each scored 10 points as the host Yellow Jackets used an 18-0 second-half run to pull away.

Trailing 27-24 early in the second half, Georgia Tech (2-0) scored the game’s next 18 points, building a 42-27 advantage on Chris Bolden’s dunk with 11:44 remaining. The Yellow Jackets won despite shooting just 33.3 percent from the field.

Khalid Mutakabbir scored 13 points to lead the Blue Hose (0-2). Presbyterian trailed 7-0 five minutes into the game, but chipped away and grabbed a 17-16 advantage on Mutakabbir’s 3-pointer with 5:03 left in the half.

The Yellow Jackets struggled from 3-point range, finishing 3-for-20. Georgia Tech went scoreless for a 5:22 stretch of the second half. Daniel Miller scored seven points with nine rebounds for the Yellow Jackets.

Jordan Downing added nine points for Presbyterian.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Georgia Tech shot 16 free throws compared to seven by Presbyterian. … The Yellow Jackets won their second consecutive game in the new McCamish Pavilion. … Georgia Tech is off until facing Rice on Nov. 22 at the DirecTV Classic in Anaheim, Calif.
Top Game Performances
Presbyterian   Georgia Tech
Khalid Mutakabbir 13 Scoring Robert Carter 10
Khalid Mutakabbir 7 Assists Mfon Udofia 6
Joshua Clyburn 8 Rebounds Daniel Miller 9
Khalid Mutakabbir 2 Free Throws Made Mfon Udofia 4
Khalid Mutakabbir 2 Steals Robert Carter 1
Joshua Clyburn 1 Blocks Julian Royal 2
Team Stats Summary
Team Points FG% 3PM-3PA FTM-FTA Assists Rebounds Blocks Steals Turnovers
Presbyterian 38 37.5 5-15 3-7 10 22 1 3 18
Georgia Tech 52 33.3 3-20 11-16 10 30 3 6 7