Jan. 20, 2009
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.
Rakim Sanders, who had 19 points, was one of three Boston College players to foul out in the second half.