Game Preview: Georgia Tech vs Duke - SCACCHoops.com

Game Preview: Georgia Tech vs Duke

by SCACCHoops.com Staff

Posted: 1/17/2013 6:18:58 AM


Georgia Tech Duke

1/17/2013 9:00:00 PM |  TV:

Simulate This Game Again

 

Georgia Tech comes to Cameron without Jason Morris, who is out for 2-3 weeks as his plantar fasciitis was aggravated in the Miami game, but with a new boss for Brian Gregory as Tech has hired Xavier’s A.D.

Tech has struggled since ACC play began: against Miami, State and Virginia Tech, the Hokies shot 41.5,% 37%, and 41.4% respectively. We haven’t seen them play yet, but we did notice that the last three point guards, all very good, had solid games against Tech:

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Georgia Tech freshman Chris Bolden figures he got a taste of what it might be like when the Yellow Jackets travel to Cameron Indoor Stadium to play No. 3 Duke on Thursday.

He was a senior at North Gwinnett and playing against Norcross, the school he’d transferred from, when he heard chants of “Nor-cross Re-ject” throughout the game. He scored 29.

It’s only high school, but it’s something to draw on. Tech will take it, a team taking four freshmen into one of the toughest places to play in college basketball.

Cameron is famous for its intimacy, where Duke students are close enough to scratch an inbound passer’s face, not to mention get into his head.

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Matchup History
DateBoxRecap
1/7/2012 12:00:00 PMDuke 81 - Georgia Tech 74Recap
2/20/2011 7:45:00 PMDuke 79 - Georgia Tech 57Recap
3/14/2010 1:00:00 PMDuke 65 - Georgia Tech 61 
2/4/2010 7:00:00 PMDuke 86 - Georgia Tech 67Recap
1/9/2010 2:00:00 PMGeorgia Tech 71 - Duke 67Recap


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