Late basket helps Georgia Tech escape Charlotte

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Trae Golden scored a game-high 24 points, including the game-winning 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left, to lead Georgia Tech past Charlotte 58-55 on Sunday.

Georgia Tech's Trae Golden drives around Charlotte's Pierria Henry. Golden made a 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left to secure the victory.  CHUCK BURTON/ASSOCIATED PRESS
CHUCK BURTON/ASSOCIATED PRESS
Georgia Tech's Trae Golden drives around Charlotte's Pierria Henry. Golden made a 3-pointer with 3.6 seconds left to secure the victory.

The victory improved Georgia Tech’s record to 9-4, while Charlotte fell to 8-4.

Marcus Georges-Hunt added 10 points for the Yellow Jackets, while Daniel Miller had nine points and nine rebounds. Miller, a 6-foot-11 senior center, also was responsible for playing solid defense on 49ers center Mike Thorne Jr., who came into the game shooting .515 from the field and averaging 11 points but was held to three points on 1-for-9 shooting.

Denzel Ingram led Charlotte with 20 points, hitting 8 of 10 field-goal attempts.

NO. 13 FLORIDA 76, SAVANNAH STATE 34

In Gainesville, Fla., Florida’s Pat Young scored 15 points, becoming the 50th player in school history to reach 1,000 in his career.

Young received a standing ovation as he left the game with 5:41 remaining, waving to the crowd as his achievement was announced. Young topped the 1,000-point plateau on a putback with 7:15 to play.

Michael Frazier II had 11 points for the Gators (10-2). Casey Prather and Scottie Wilbekin chipped in 10 points each.

Jyles Smith led Savannah State (2-11) with eight points.

NOTRE DAME 87, CANISIUS 81 (OT)

In South Bend, Ind., playing without its leading scorer, Notre Dame got a career day from Eric Atkins, who scored a career-best 30 points to lead the Irish to an overtime over Canisius.

It has been a rough week for the Irish (9-4), who lost an 8-point lead against No. 3 Ohio State, then senior Jerian Grant to an academic violation, and sophomore reserve Cameron Biedscheid to transfer.

Billy Baron scored 33 points to lead Canisius (8-5).

MARYLAND 85, TULSA 74

In College Park, Md., Dez Wells scored 18 points, Seth Allen added 15 in his season debut and Maryland (8-5) overcame an early 15-point deficit to beat Tulsa (4-9).

Wells went 7 for 10 from the floor and led the Terrapins with 10 rebounds. The junior forward also eclipsed the 1,000-point mark for his career.


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