Dec. 28, 2008
ATLANTA (AP) – Calvin Baker scored a layup with 10 seconds remaining in overtime to break a tie and help Virginia to an 88-84 victory over eorgia Tech on Sunday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference opener for both teams.
Mike Scott added two free throws with 2 seconds left for Virginia (6-4, 1-0 ACC).
Tech’s Gani Lawal stole a pass and scored with 15 seconds left to tie it at 84.
Sylven Landesberg led Virginia with 25 points. Jamil Tucker added 15, Baker had 13 and Mustapha Farrakhan scored a season-high 12 off the bench.
Tucker hit a 3-point basket for Virginia with 14.7 seconds left in regulation to tie it at 74. Georgia Tech’s Shumpert missed a 15-foot jumper with two seconds remaining to send it to overtime.