Tue. Mar 21st, 2023

Louisville, Ky. – Enduring one other chilly taking pictures evening from inside and out of doors the three-point arc, Georgia Tech males’s basketball dropped its eighth consecutive sport Wednesday evening with a 68-58 loss to Louisville Wednesday on the KFC Yum! Heart.

Tech (8-14, 1-11 ACC) made simply 29.5 % of its photographs within the sport (18-of-61), a season low, and simply 7-of-27 from behind the three-point arc within the loss. The Yellow Jackets missed all 11 of their three-point tries within the second half after hitting 7-of-16 within the opening interval.

The Cardinals (3-19, 1-10 ACC) led all the second half, however by no means by greater than seven factors till the ultimate minute of play. Tech tied the sport as soon as on a Ja’von Franklin dunk with 9:26 on the clock, however JJ Traynor answered instantly with a jumper to place Louisville forward to remain.

Tech remained near the Cardinals, trailing 62-58 after Kyle Sturdivant made 5 free throws on three separate journeys to the road. The Jackets performed robust protection on the following possession, however Kamari Lands knocked down an off-balance three-point basket from right away with Deebo Coleman’s hand in his face because the shot clock expired. The Jsckets made only one subject purpose over the ultimate seven and a half minutes.

Jae’Lyn Withers, who led the Cardinals with 19 factors, salted the sport away with a pair free throws with 18 seconds left.

Sturdivant completed with a team-high 17 factors, and Miles Kelly scored 16 for the Yellow Jackets, whereas Franklin turned in a powerful effort with eight factors, 12 rebounds, three blocked photographs and 4 steals.

Tech returns to motion Saturday with a 1 p.m. contest towards NC State at PNC Heart in Raleigh, N.C. The sport might be televised dwell on the ACC Community.

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