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Yellow Jackets Fall to Eagles in Overtime Thriller, 80-76

Jan. 20, 2009

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ATLANTA (AP) – Tyrese Rice scored 24 of his 26 points after the first half, including six points in overtime, and Boston College recovered after blowing a big lead in the second half to beat Georgia Tech 80-76 on Tuesday night.

Corey Raji also had six points in overtime for Boston College.

The Eagles blew a 14-point lead in the second half before recovering to give Georgia Tech its third overtime loss in five Atlantic Coast Conference games.

Boston College (14-6, 2-3) snapped a four-game losing streak. Georgia Tech (9-9, 0-5) remains the only ACC team without a conference victory.

Iman Shumpert led Georgia Tech with 16 points. Gani Lawal had 14 points and Zachery Peacock added 13.

Rakim Sanders, who had 19 points, was one of three Boston College players to foul out in the second half.

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