Hot shooting helps Georgia Tech pull away from Saint Mary's

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Brandon Reed scored 19 points and Georgia Tech made six 3-pointers in the second half to beat Saint Mary’s (Calif.) 65-56 on Sunday, capturing third place in the DirecTV Classic.

Georgia Tech's Mfon Udofia (left) shoots as Saint Mary's forward Matt Hodgson defends. The Yellow Jackets made six second-half 3-pointers in Sunday's win.  MARK J. TERRILL/ASSOCIATED PRESS
MARK J. TERRILL/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Georgia Tech's Mfon Udofia (left) shoots as Saint Mary's forward Matt Hodgson defends. The Yellow Jackets made six second-half 3-pointers in Sunday's win.

NO. 1 INDIANA 101, BALL STATE 53

In Bloomington, Ind., Will Sheehey scored 19 points to help Indiana defeat Ball State.

NO. 6 SYRACUSE 87, COLGATE 51

In Syracuse, N.Y., James Southerland scored 18 points, Michael Carter-Williams had eight points and a career-high 13 assists, and Syracuse beat Colgate.

NO. 15 MICHIGAN STATE 63, LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE 60

In East Lansing, Mich., Keith Appling scored 19 points to help Michigan State survive a scare and beat Louisiana-Lafayette.

NO. 17 GONZAGA 81, DAVIDSON 67

In Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Elias Harris scored 24 points, Kevin Pangos added 23 and Gonzaga won the Old Spice Classic title.

NO. 20 OKLAHOMA STATE 81, PORTLAND STATE 58

In Stillwater, Okla., Markel Brown scored a season-high 23 points, Le’Bryan Nash added 20 and Oklahoma State beat Portland State.

NO. 21 CONNECTICUT 73, STONY BROOK 62

In Storrs, Conn., Niels Giffey had a career-high 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds to help Connecticut rally past Stony Brook.

NO. 23 COLORADO 89, AIR FORCE 74

In Boulder, Colo., Josh Scott scored 13 of his 20 points in the second half to power Colorado past Air Force.

CLEMSON 59, MARIST 44

In Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Devin Booker had 15 points and 13 rebounds to lead Clemson past Marist in a consolation game at the Old Spice Classic.


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