Georgia Tech cruises past Wake Forest | News
Atlanta, GA (Sports Network) - Robert Carter, Jr. recorded a game-high 20 points as the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets cruised by the Wake Forest Demon Deacons, 82-62, in Atlantic Coast Conference action at McCamish Pavilion.
Carter Jr. was 9-of-10 from the floor and pull down six boards in the Yellow Jackets' (11-7, 1-5 ACC) victory. Marcus Georges-Hunt recorded 12 points and six rebounds, as Georgia Tech snapped a five-game losing streak.
For the Demon Deacons (10-9, 3-4), C.J. Harris tallied 18 points, seven boards, and three assists. Travis McKie added 10 points and Devin Thomas grabbed 13 rebounds for Wake Forest, which has lost three of its last four games.
Georgia Tech started out the game on a 16-0 run and eventually took a 52-29 advantage at the break.
Wake Forest cut into the deficit in the second half but never got to within 18 points of the lead.
Georgia Tech shot 54.2 percent from the floor, including 10-of-20 from 3-point range, while holding the visitors to a mere 3-of-12 from beyond the arc.